Coin of Caesarea in alliance with Smyrna with bust of Julia Domna

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 206

Mint: Cappadocia and Ionia, Caesarea and Smyrna (Alliance)


Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 14.08 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mount Argaeus. Star above and to left and right near summit.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.


By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour