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Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Julia Domna

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Europa on bull to right. Eros at right. Below a protome of a seagod (Oceanus ?) with dolphin on left hand, rudder (?) in right. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.53 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1421

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins