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Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Julia Mamaea

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Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Demeter stands left, corn ears (?) in right hand, long torch in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235

Mint

Nicomedia, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.45 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

67.337

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins