Cistophorus with bust of Domitia

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 82


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 10.85 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.300

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Domitia, right, draped.
DOMITIA (right, no cross bar in A); at left [AVGVSTA]
Reverse: Venus, drapery around hips, seen from the back, stands right leaning left elbow on column, holding helmet in right hand, transverse sceptre in left.
VENVS AVG (no cross bars in A’s)

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour