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Coin of Smyrna with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Claudius Straton

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing left within tetrastyle temple, holding rudder and cornucopia. In pediment, phiale. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining and Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction 12 of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, Feb. 21-23, 1961, lot 3065 [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. 209–211

Mint

Smyrna, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 10.00 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.880

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins