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Coin of Magydus with bust of Julia Domna

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Demeter, veiled, seated on throne to left, holds ears of corn in right hand, torch in left. Pithos at feet. Greek letters in exergue not legible. Inscription around in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 50); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Magydus, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 9.86 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.835

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins