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Coin of Themisonion with bust of Julia Mamaea

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Legend in Greek. Reverse: Demeter, with torches in each hand, standing between grain and poppies. Legend in Greek.

Provenance

By October 2000: with Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. Münzhandlung, Bornwiesenweg 34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (auction 366, October 25, 2000, lot 813); 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. 222–235

Mint

Themisonion, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 12.22 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

2000.987

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins