Coin with bust of Julia Domna

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
late 2nd - early 3rd century A.D.


Mint: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.23 gm. Die axis: 5

Accession Number

84.762

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Statue of Tyche standing within tetrastyle temple. She holds a rudder in her right hand and a cornucopiae in her left. In pediment, pellet.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America