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Coin of Caesarea in alliance with Smyrna with bust of Julia Domna

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Mount Argaeus. Star above and to left and right near summit. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 206

Mint

Caesarea and Smyrna (Alliance), Cappadocia and Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 14.08 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.2643

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins