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

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Legend in Greek. Reverse: Europa on the bull to right; below, seagod holding trident and dolphin; in front of bull, flying Eros. Legend in Greek.

Provenance

By 1966: collection of Hans von Aulock, Istanbul (SNG, von Aulock, no. 5829; by 1986: collection of Edouardo Levante (SNG, no. 741); by October 2000: with Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. Münzhandlung, Bornwiesenweg 34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (auction 366, October 25, 2000, lot 981; purchased by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., 1102 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603 on behalf of MFA; purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group Inc., December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–211

Mint

Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.59 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

2000.988

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins