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Coin of Tyra with bust of Julia Domna

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cybele seated left, patera in right hand, tympanon below left elbow. In field at right, Greek letter delta. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for inscriptions)


By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1, England (auuction 12 of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, February 21-23, 1961, lot 3062 [partial]); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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


Tyra, Sarmatia


Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 8.00 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


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