Coin of Temnus with bust of Julia Mamaea, struck under Cl. Smaragdus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Aeolis, Temnus

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.14 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1099

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Mamaea, wearing stephane, to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos standing, head left, holding thyrsos in left hand. In his right hand he holds a pitcher and pours a libation. Panther to left beneath.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour