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Coin of Koinon of Cyprus with bust of Julia Domna

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Temple of Paphian Aphrodite, cone within, star and crescent on top. On each side a roofed wing containing column or candelabrum, with star above roof. Oblong object in circular forecourt. Inscription in Greek. (see...

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Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining and Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction 12 of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, Feb. 21-23, 1961, lot 3070 [partial]); purchased at the Lockett auction by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–211

Mint

Cyprus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 16.68 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.903

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins