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Coin of Bria with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Apollonius

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche stands, head left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 456); by 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 13, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Bria, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 16.82 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1972.993

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins