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A Billon antoninianus of the empress Salonina with a reverse showing Salus Coin Type: Billon antoninianus of Salonina, 253-268 CE
Mint and Date: Antioch, 265 CE
Size and Weight: 20mm x 22mm, 4.0g
Diademed, draped bust right, resting on crescent. Hair weaved in rows with long plait carried up the back of the head and tucked under a stephane.
Reverse: SALVS AVG
Salus standing right, holding out a patera in her left hand to feed a snake held in her right arm.
Ref: RCV (2005) 10652; RIC V (Gallienus Sole Reign) 88 var; Göbl 1656h.
BW Ref: 002 027 036
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Note: RIC V 88 has VIIC• in the exergue.

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