Coin of Iulia Ipsus with bust of Cornelia Supera, struck under Philotimus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 252–253


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Iulia Ipsus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.74

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Cornelia Supera to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cybele seated left on high-backed throne, phiale in extended right hand and scepter-staff in left.
Lions seated either side of footstool.
Inscriptions In Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 20, October 1985, no. 32); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., March 26, 1986 (recorded as Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule