Coin of Sardis with bust of Julia Domna

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–217


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Sardis

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 5.15 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.389

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Infant Zeus, seated on ground, looking left. Above him, eagle with wings spread, feet apart, and head right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour