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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Julia Domna

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

193-217

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Julia Domna, the wife of Emperor Septimius Severus. The back (reverse) depicts Felicity standing and holding a scepter in her left hand and cornucopia in her right.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Julia Domna

Place

Roman Empire (Minted in)

Date

193 CE–217 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IVLIA AVGVSTA Reverse: FELICITAS

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.78 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.3050

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