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Coin of Maeonia with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Dama Sabei

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Demeter, veiled, torch in each hand, stands to left in biga of serpents, yoked together. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Maeonia, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 17.98 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1116

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins