Coin of Amastris with bust of Julia Domna

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–217


Mint: Paphlagonia, Amastris

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 13.36 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.282

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena, helmeted, seated left, holds spear in left hand and raises right to her face.
Shield beside spear.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour