Coin of Julia Domna from Rabbathmoba (RAB0101)

Dublin Core

Title

Coin of Julia Domna from Rabbathmoba (RAB0101)

Description

Local bronze coin of Julia Domna from Rabbathmoba, 209-211 CE

Source

Publisher

Spijkerman 1978:268-269, no.18-19

Date

Rights

Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Monnaies, médailles et antiques, Y 28652.8

Format

Bronze

Language

Identifier

RAB0101

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

13.42-16.52g (pictured=15.36g)

Diameter (mm)

26-29mm

Province

Arabia

Era Used

Provincial (105/106 CE)

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Julia Domna, facing right

Reverse Type

Cuirassed deity in military gear, holding sword in one hand, and a round shield and spear in the other, standing on a square basis decorated with pillars, flanked by two flaming altars

Obverse Legends

IOVΛΙΑ CEBA (Julia Sebaste)
or
IOVΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑC (Julia Domna Sebaste)

Reverse Legends

PABBAΘ ΜWBA (Rabbathmoba)
PΔ (date=104) or PE (date=105)

Type Notes

Different issues of this reverse type with Julia Domna on the obverse vary in the number of pilasters attached to the altar

Name 1

Role 1

Selected Bibliography

Spijkerman, A. 1978. The Coins of the Decapolis and Provincia Arabia. Jerusalem: Franciscan Press. (pp.268-269, nos.18-19)

Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Monnaies, médailles et antiques, Y 28652.8

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.202, no.9-10)

Citation

“Coin of Julia Domna from Rabbathmoba (RAB0101),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed October 18, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/76.

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