Dupondius with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Septimius Severus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 196–211


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 13.87 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1998.112

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right.
IVLIA AVGVSTA
Reverse: Fecunditas reclines to left under a tree, left arm on basket of fruits, right on celestial orb. To her right, four children representing the four seasons.
FECVNDITAS in exergue: SC

Provenance

By 1997: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc, Freeman & Sear and Numismatica Ars Classica, Triton I Sale, The New York Marriott World Trade Center, New York, December 3, 1997, lot 1537; purchased on behalf of MFA by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Post Office Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608-0479; purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., September 16, 1998

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour