Coin of Julia Domna from Ascalon (ASC0106)

Dublin Core

Title

Coin of Julia Domna from Ascalon (ASC0106)

Description

Local bronze coin of Julia Domna from Ascalon, 200/201 CE, with Diouscouri on the reverse (ASC0106)

Source

Publisher

Meshorer et al. 2013: 103, no.176

Date

Format

Bronze

Language

Identifier

ASC0106

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

10.35g

Province

Syria Palaestina

Era Used

Local Era (104/103 BCE)

Obverse Type

Bust of Julia Domna, facing right

Reverse Type

Dioscouri standing, holding spears and facing each other, with crescent between them and stars above each figure's head.

Obverse Legends

ΔΟΜΝΑ CΕΒΑCT ([Julia] Domna, Sebasta)

Reverse Legends

ΑCΚΑΛW ΔΤ (of Ascalon, date=304=200/201 CE)

Type Notes

This reverse type is nearly identical to that used on coins of Faustina Iunior (ASC0105)

Name 1

Role 1

Notes

Yashin (2007, 61, no.238) published an example of this same obv/rev combination dated to 197/198 CE.

Selected Bibliography

Meshorer, Y., G. Bijovsky, and W.Fischer-Bossert. 2013. Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at the American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Volume 1), New York: The American Numismatic Society. (pg.103 no.176).

Yashin, C. 2007. From Ascalon to Raphia: city-coins of the Southern Palestinian Coast. Jerusalem. (pp.61, no.238)

Citation

“Coin of Julia Domna from Ascalon (ASC0106),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 10, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/187.

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