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Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Julia Domna

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Three prize urns. Inscriptions in Greek above, below, and around. See media screen for Greek inscriptions.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 204–205

Mint

Anazarbus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 15.58 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1235

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins