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brm_656953 - SALONINA Antoninien

SALONINA Antoninien AU/XF
45.00 €(Approx. 48.15$ | 38.70£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 257-258
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 250 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,23 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, centré des deux côtés. Joli buste. Revers à l’usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant du trésor de Guercheville

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 : VES-TA.
Reverse description : Vesta voilée et drapée, assise à gauche sur un siège à dossier, tenant le palladium de la main droite et un sceptre transversal de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Vesta”, (Vesta).

Historical background


SALONINA

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Wife of Gallienus, mother of Valerian II and Saloninus - Augusta

Salonine, the wife of Gallien, seems to receive the title of augusta in 253, when her husband is associated with power by Valerian I. She loses at least two of her children, young Valérien and Salonin. She is murdered at the same time as her husband. Salonina is said to have had Christian sympathies.

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