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bpv_540719 - SALONINA Tétradrachme

SALONINA Tétradrachme XF
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: 264-265
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 20 ‰
Diameter : 21,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 9,12 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
La monnaie a été nettoyée et présente des concrétions marrons et vertes
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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 legend : IB/ L.
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 translation : (An 12).


Buste élégant de Salonine.

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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