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Coin of Amastris with bust of Julia Domna

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Athena, helmeted, seated left, holds spear in left hand and raises right to her face. Shield beside spear. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–217

Mint

Amastris, Paphlagonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 13.36 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.282

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins