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A billon antoninianus of the empress Salonina with a reverse showing Fecunditas with a child. Coin Type: Billon antoninianus of Salonina, 253-268 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, officina 4, 256-257 CE
Size and Weight: 19mm x 20mm, 1.91g
Diademed, draped bust right, with a crescent behind her shoulders. Hair weaved in rows with long plait carried up the back of the head to just behind a stephane.
Fecunditas standing facing, head left, cornucopia in left arm, right hand above child's head on left. Child stands right and extends arms towards Fecunditas.
Field Marks: Δ in right field.
Provenance: Beast Coins (Vcoins), June 1008
Ref: RCV (2005) 10633; RIC V (Gallienus sole reign) 5; Göbl 0580aa.
BW Ref: 015 040 128
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