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Coin of Laodicea with bust of Julia Domna

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing left, rudder and two ears of corn in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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

Laodicea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 10.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.894

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins