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bpv_543745 - SALONINA Tétradrachme

SALONINA Tétradrachme AU
80.00 €(Approx. 87.20$ | 70.40£)
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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 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 : 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



Gallien woman, mother of Valerian II and Salonin - Augusta

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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