Coin of Themisonion with bust of Julia Mamaea

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Themisonion

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 12.22 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

2000.987

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Demeter, with torches in each hand, standing between grain and poppies.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By October 2000: with Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. Münzhandlung, Bornwiesenweg 34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (auction 366, October 25, 2000, lot 813); purchased by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., 1102 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603 on behalf of MFA; purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group Inc., December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour