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brm_641480 - SALONINA Antoninien

SALONINA Antoninien AU/XF
40.00 €(Approx. 48.40$ | 34.80£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 258-259
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 150 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,81 g.
Officine: 6e
Coments on the condition:
Flan très épais, centré des deux côtés. Joli buste. Métal légèrement piqué. 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 : PVDICITIA/ -|-// VI.
Reverse description : Pudicitia (la Pudeur) voilée et drapée assise à gauche, tenant son voile de la main droite et un sceptre long transversal de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Pudicitia”, (La Pudeur).

Commentary


Poids 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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