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Coin Type: Billon antoninianus of Salonina, 253-268 CE
Mint and Date: Cologne mint, 253-260 CE.
Size and Weight: 18mm x 21mm, 2.35g
Obverse: SALONINA AVG
Diademed, draped bust right, with a crescent behind her shoulders.
Reverse: VENVS VICTRIX
Venus standing facing away, head right, apple held out in palm of right hand, palm in left hand held to the left, left elbow resting on a column; naked to waist, with drapery caught on column to left and pulling away.
Provenance: jim_wings77 (eBay), February 2011.
Ref: RCV (2005) 10662; RIC V —; Göbl 0904c.
BW Ref: 019 053 168
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Note: This specimen was struck from a clashed die, with an inverted and incuse image of the obverse on the reverse as a result.
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