Coin of Julia Domna from Petra (PET0101)

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Title

Coin of Julia Domna from Petra (PET0101)

Description

Local bronze coin of Julia Domna from Petra, late 2nd/early third century CE

Source

Publisher

Meshorer et al. 2013: 193, no. 38

Format

Bronze

Language

Identifier

PET0101

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

Two denominations, ranging from 5.95-13.3g

Diameter (mm)

Two denominations, ranging from 18-29mm

Province

Arabia

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Julia Domna, facing right

Reverse Type

Tyche, draped and wearing a turreted crown, sits facing left within a distyle temple, holding a stele and trophy;

Obverse Legends

IOYΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ (Julia Domna)

Reverse Legends

ΑΔΡΙ ΠΕΤΡΑ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΙC (Hadriana, Petra, Metropolis)

Type Notes

Obverse: Obverse and reverse legends differ on various issues; on some, Julia Domna is given the title CEB (Sebasta). Other reverse legends shorten the titles of the city to ΠΕΤΡΑ ΜΗΤ (Petra Metropolis).

Reverse: The treatment of the pediment on the reverse changes slightly in different issues.

Name 1

Role 1

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. (pp.193, nos.35-39)

Spijkerman, A. 1978. The Coins of the Decapolis and Provincia Arabia. Jerusalem: Franciscan Press. (pp.228-231, nos.37-40).

Citation

“Coin of Julia Domna from Petra (PET0101),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/73.

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