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brm_606902 - SALONINA Antoninien

SALONINA Antoninien AU
50.00 €(Approx. 60.50$ | 44.50£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 265-266
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,59 g.
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire bien centré sur un petit flan irrégulier, un peu court sur les légendes. Superbe portrait de frappe vigoureuse. Joli revers de haut relief. Patine marron foncé lissée
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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 : FECVNDITAS AVG/.
Reverse description : Fecunditas (la Fécondité) debout à gauche, tenant une corne d'abondance de la main gauche et tendant la main droite à un enfant qui est placé devant elle.
Reverse legend : -|D.
Reverse translation : “Fecunditas Augustæ”, (La Fécondité de l’augusta).

Commentary


Poids léger. Sans argenture.

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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