HYGEIA/SALUS -- Daughter of Aesculapius & Minerva -- 275 A.D.

Hygeia/Salus -- Tacitus, 25 September 275 - 12 April 276 A.D.

Salus was the Roman goddess of health. She was Hygiea to the Greeks, who decided she was the daughter of Aesculapius and of Minerva, a marriage made in Olympia.

Silvered antoninianus, RIC V -, La Venera 1307-1328 (LV 1859), VF, 3.991g, 21.9mm, 0o, 1st emission, Ticinum mint, c. Oct - Dec 275 A.D.; obverse IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse SALVS AVG, Salus seated left, feeding snake rising from altar, T in ex; type unlisted in RIC; OF UTMOST RARITY, UNPUBLISHED.