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bpv_423519 - SALONINA Tétradrachme

SALONINA Tétradrachme XF
70.00 €(Approx. 83.30$ | 62.30£)
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: 266-267
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 20 ‰
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 9,15 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire avec un joli buste, bien centré de part et d’autre. Patine marron vert
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Buste diadémé et drapé de Salonine à droite vu de trois quarts (L5).
Obverse legend : KORNHLIA SALwNEINA SEB, (Kornhlia Salwneina Sebasth).
Obverse translation : (Cornélia Salonine augusta).

Reverse


Reverse legend : LI.
Reverse description : Elpis (Spes = l’Espérance) marchant à gauche, relevant sa robe de la main gauche, tenant une fleur de la main droite ; devant , une palme.
Reverse legend : D.
Reverse translation : (An 14).

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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