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Denarius with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Bust of Julia Domna, draped, right, with hair elaborately waved and drawn into knot at back of head. IVLIA AVGVSTA Reverse: Cybele, towered, seated left on throne between two lions, holding branch in extended right hand and scepter in left, left arm resting on drum. MATER DEVM

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 196–211

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.35 gm.

Accession Number

13.711

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins