Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 263–264


Mint: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 8.38 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1334

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina wearing stephane to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dikaiosyne seated left, holding cornucopia and scales.
In upper left: LIA (Year 11).

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse