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As with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Caracalla

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Obverse: Draped, diademed bust of Julia Domna to right. IVLIAPIA FELIXAVG Reverse: Biga to left, driven by Luna holding whip and reins. LVNALVCIFERA in ex.: SC

Provenance

About 1949: with L. Forrer (said to be from the Montague Collection); acquired about 1949 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from L. Forrer; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 211–217

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 10.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.598

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins