Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Salonina
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.95 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Salonina to right, wearing stephane.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Elpis standing left, holding flower in her right hand and raising skirt of chiton with her left.
In field at left, palm; in field at right, inscription for year 12.
By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation