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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1959
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Salonina; Gallienus; Asia Minor
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Asia Minor
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  260-268
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.63
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3824. Purchased out of a legacy bequeathed by the late George Norman Cobb.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Salonina, wearing diadem, draped, on crescent, facing r. Reverse: Venus, draped, standing facing l., holding helmet in r. and spear in l.; beside her, shield to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SHLONINH HVG (Salonina Augusta). Reverse: V-E-NV-S HVG (To Venus, Patron of the Empress ). In Exergue: PXV

Bibliography:  RIC V 86 (Gallienus)

Notes:  Silvered. In accordance with RIC, the exergue on the reverse is a mintmark indicating a mint in Asia.

4 Related People

Gallienus
Roman

268
Salonina
Roman


Asia Minor
Roman;Byzantine;Islamic;Turkish


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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