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Coin of Sardis with bust of Julia Domna

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Infant Zeus, seated on ground, looking left. Above him, eagle with wings spread, feet apart, and head right. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Sardis, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 5.15 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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