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brm_325327 - SALONINA Antoninien

SALONINA Antoninien AU/AU
100.00 €(Approx. 110.00$ | 88.00£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 257-258
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 250 ‰
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,57 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large, ovale et irrégulier, échancré. Beau portrait de Salonine. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Belle patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés
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Obverse


Obverse legend : SALONIN-A 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 : VENV-S - FELIX.
Reverse description : Vénus assise à gauche, le bras gauche appuyé sur le dossier de son siège tenant une pomme de la main droite ; Cupidon debout à gauche tourné à droite devant elle.
Reverse translation : “Venus Felix”, (Vénus heureuse).

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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