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bpv_709454 - SALONINA Tétradrachme

SALONINA Tétradrachme AU
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Price : 120.00 €
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 11
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 20 ‰
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 10,69 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan large, centré des deux côtés. Joli buste de Salonine ainsi qu’un revers bien détaillé. Patine marron
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 : LIA.
Reverse description : Dikaiosyne assise à gauche, tenant une balance de la main droite et une corne d’abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : (An 11).

Historical background


Salonina

(268)

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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