Antoninianus with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Caracalla

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 4.61 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1983.9

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Julia Domna, diademed, draped, right, crescent behind.
IVLIAPIA FELIXAVG
Reverse: Venus seated left, scepter in left hand.
 VENVSGENETRIX

Provenance

By 1982: with Ariadne Galleries, Inc., 970 Madison Avenue, New York 10021 (Ariadne Galleries auction, Sky Gardens, Hotel St. Moritz, 50 Central Park South, New York 10019, December 7, 1982, lot 288); purchased by MFA from Ariadne Galleries, Inc., January 12, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour