Coin of Koinon of Cyprus with bust of Julia Domna

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211

Mint: Cyprus


Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 16.68 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Temple of Paphian Aphrodite, cone within, star and crescent on top. On each side a roofed wing containing column or candelabrum, with star above roof. Oblong object in circular forecourt.
Inscription in Greek.


By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining and Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction 12 of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, Feb. 21-23, 1961, lot 3070 [partial]); purchased at the Lockett auction by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

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