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E-auction 67-32104 - brm_201626 - SALONINA Antoninien

SALONINA Antoninien AU
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Estimate : 75 €
Price : 17 €
Maximum bid : 30 €
End of the sale : 28 July 2014 15:25:30
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: 264
Mint name / Town : Antioche
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 100 ‰
Diameter : 21,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,71 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan très large et complet des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Très beau portrait. Joli revers. Patine grise avec des reflets métalliques dorés recouvrant un nettoyage ancien
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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 legend : IVNO REGINA/ -|-// *.
Reverse description : Junon voilée et drapée debout à gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et un sceptre long de la main gauche ; à ses pieds à gauche, un paon debout à gauche.
Reverse translation : “Iuno Regina”, (Junon reine).


Avec son argenture superficielle.

Historical background


(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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