Coin of Philadelphia with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Claudius Capito

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–217


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Philadelphia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 16.55 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

64.547

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right.
Countermark: head of Elagabalus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Table with two large prize crowns, each holding a palm branch; between the two, two small vases. Under table, amphora containing two palms, between two aspergilla.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

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