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Denarius with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Bust of Julia Domna, right. IVLIA AVGVSTA Reverse: Bust of Geta, right, draped. PSEPTGETA CAESPONT

Provenance

By 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 196–211

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.24 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1422

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins