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Coin of Aphrodisias with bust of Julia Domna, struck under T. Claudius Zeno

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Hermes leading ram (?) to right, caduceus in left hand. He wears winged sandals and has a cloak over his left arm. Inscriptions in Greek around, in left field, and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek...

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By 1981: with Frank Sternberg, Bahnhofstrasse 84, CH-8001, Zurich, Switzerland (Sternberg auction 11, November 20-21, 1981, lot 286); by 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, April 14, 1982

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Aphrodisias, Asia: Caria


Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.04 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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