Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Julia Domna

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211

Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum, Easting: 0.000, Northing: 0.000


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.59 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Europa on the bull to right; below, seagod holding trident and dolphin;
in front of bull, flying Eros.
Inscription in Greek.


By 1966: collection of Hans von Aulock, Istanbul (SNG, von Aulock, no. 5829; by 1986: collection of Edouardo Levante (SNG, no. 741); by October 2000: with Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. Münzhandlung, Bornwiesenweg 34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (auction 366, October 25, 2000, lot 981; purchased by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., 1102 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603 on behalf of MFA; purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group Inc., December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour