As with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Caracalla

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 10.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.598

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, diademed bust of Julia Domna to right.
IVLIAPIA FELIXAVG
Reverse: Biga to left, driven by Luna holding whip and reins.
LVNALVCIFERA in ex.: SC

Provenance

About 1949: with L. Forrer (said to be from the Montague Collection); acquired about 1949 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from L. Forrer; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

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