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bpv_543745 - SALONINA Tétradrachme

SALONINA Tétradrachme AU
80.00 €(Approx. 85.60$ | 67.20£)
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 7
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : billon
Diameter : 21,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 10,43 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Joli buste. Usure superficielle. Patine gris cuivré
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection J-P T

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 : L - .
Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche, la tête tournée à droite, les ailes déployées, tenant une couronne dans son bec.
Reverse legend : D.
Reverse translation : (An 4).

Historical background


SALONINA

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Wife of Gallienus, mother of Valerian II and Saloninus - Augusta

Salonine, the wife of Gallien, seems to receive the title of augusta in 253, when her husband is associated with power by Valerian I. She loses at least two of her children, young Valérien and Salonin. She is murdered at the same time as her husband. Salonina is said to have had Christian sympathies.

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