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Coin of Phocaea with bust of Julia Domna, struck under M. Aurelius Eutychus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna, to the right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche and Cybele standing each holding patera in right hand, tympanum in left. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Lord Grantley Collection; by date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, part 12, February 21-23, 1961, lot 3066 [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. 193–217

Mint

Phocaea, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 12.43 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.876

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins