Co 841 (Middle Roman antoninianus of Salonina from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Area C (north end of harbor, including mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC V.1, Salonina 31, p. 194 (sole reign of Gallienus)
Description
Obverse struck from very worn die (flatness)
Preservation comment
Wear: F/VF. Frequent, slight chipping around edge; frequent, slight pitting on faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 32, no. 325
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
Antoninianus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.64
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of empress to right, on crescent
Obverse Inscription
SALONINA AVG
Reverse Description
Venus standing to left holding helmet in extended right hand and sceptre in left hand, with shield resting against right leg
Reverse Inscription
VENUS VICTRIX
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Billon (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Aphrodite/Venus (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 841 (Middle Roman antoninianus of Salonina from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0841>