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Sestertius with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Caracalla

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna, right, diademed, with seven ridges in the hair. IVLIAPIA FELIXAVG Reverse: Juno, veiled, standing left holding patera in her right hand and scepter in her left; at her feet a peacock. IVNO NEM. SC (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 211–217

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 23.09 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

35.258

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins