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Coin of Trapezus with bust of Julia Domna

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Mên on horseback to right. At left, tree. Altar at right. Inscriptions in Greek around and in field between legs. The latter is for year 131. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 13, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 195

Mint

Trapezus, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 30.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1972.860

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins