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Exceptional Salonina Tetradrachm
Ex Dattari Collection

Triton XXI, Lot: 231. Estimate $500.
Sold for $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Salonina. Augusta, AD 254-268. Potin Tetradrachm (23mm, 9.78 g, 12h). Dated RY 14 of Gallienus (AD 266/267). KOPNHΛIA CAΛωNЄINA CЄB, draped bust right, wearing diadem / Draped bust of Isis right, wearing crown of solar disk and plumes; L I ∆ (date) across field, palm frond to right. Köln 2980; Dattari (Savio) 5336 (this coin); K&G 91.46; Emmett 3858.14; Staffieri, Alexandria In Nummis 233 (this coin). EF, toned, almost fully silvered. Fine style depiction of Isis.

From the Giovanni Maria Staffieri Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXXI (9 September 1994), lot 1431; Giovanni Dattari Collection, no. 5336.