Sestertius with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Caracalla

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 22.15 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.567

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right, wearing stephane; eight waves in hair.
IVLIAPIA FELIXAVG
Reverse: Juno, draped, stands front with head left. She holds a patera in her right hand and a sceptre in her left hand. Peacock at her feet below patera.
IVNO NEM In field: S C

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 20.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour