Coin of Tyra with bust of Julia Domna

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–217


Mint: Sarmatia, Tyra

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 8.00 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

66.914

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cybele seated left, patera in right hand, tympanon below left elbow.
In field at right, Greek letter delta.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1, England (auuction 12 of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, February 21-23, 1961, lot 3062 [partial]); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

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