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Contributor: Compagnie Générale de Bourse
Issuer: SALONINA, wife of Gallienus, AD 253-268. Base AR Antoninianus, minted in Asia (20 mm., 4.13 g.).
Obverse: SALONINA AVG, her diademed bust, facing right, draped and on crescent.
Reverse: ROMAE AETERNAE, the emperor, standing to the right, receiving Victory from Roma, seated on shield, left, with wreath between figures above.
Reference: RIC 67 (joint reign); C 103 var.; RSC 4.103a; Berytus IV, 1937, pl. XII/17.
Comments: For more information, read the "Gallienus" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on Salonina see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.