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brm_303384 - SALONINA Antoninien

SALONINA Antoninien AU
100.00 €(Approx. 110.00$ | 88.00£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 259-260
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 250 ‰
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,41 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Magnifique exemplaire idéalement centré sur un flan très large et irrégulier. Joli portrait et superbe revers bien venu. Patine grise aux reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant du trésor de Rocquencourt, publié dans “trésors monétaires VIII”, 1986

Obverse


Obverse legend : SALONINA AVG.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé et drapé de Salonine à droite vu de trois quarts en avant posé sur un croissant (L15).
Obverse translation : “Salonina Augusta”, (Salonine augusta).

Reverse


Reverse legend : FELICI-TAS PVBLICA.
Reverse description : Felicitas (la Félicité) assise à gauche, tenant un caducée de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Felicitas Publica”, (La Félicité publique).

Commentary


Poids très lourd.

Historical background


Salonina

(268) Cornelia Salonina

Gallien woman, mother of Valerian II and Salonin - Augusta (253-268)

Salonina, Gallien's wife, seems to have received the title of augusta in 253 when her husband was associated with power by Valerian I.. She lost at least two of his children, and young Valerian Salonin. She was murdered along with her husband. Salonina supposed to have had Christian sympathies.

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