Coin of Julia Domna from Rabbathmoba (RAB0102)

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Title

Coin of Julia Domna from Rabbathmoba (RAB0102)

Description

Local bronze coin of Julia Domna from Rabbathmoba (RAB0102)

Source

Rabbathmoba

Publisher

Spijkerman 1978:268-269, no.20-21

Date

Late second-early third century CE

Rights

Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Monnaies, médailles et antiques, Chandon de Briailles 1575

Format

Bronze

Language

Greek

Identifier

RAB0102

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

13.68-16.84g (pictured=16.84g)

Diameter (mm)

27-28mm

Province

Arabia

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Julia Domna, facing right

Reverse Type

Tyche, draped and wearing a turreted crown, stands facing right holding a scepter and an uncertain object, with one foot on a river-god

Obverse Legends

IOVΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑC (Julia Domna Sebasta)
or
IOVΛΙΑ CEBACTH (Julia Sebasta)

Reverse Legends

PABBAΘ ΜWBA (Rabbathmoba)

Name 1

Julia Domna

Role 1

empress

Notes

Meshorer et al (2013:202, no.13) publish a similar example in a smaller denomination, 4.70g.

Selected Bibliography

Spijkerman, A. 1978. The Coins of the Decapolis and Provincia Arabia. Jerusalem: Franciscan Press. (pp.268-269, no.20-21).

Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Monnaies, médailles et antiques, Chandon de Briailles 1575

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, nos.11-12)

Citation

“Coin of Julia Domna from Rabbathmoba (RAB0102),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 23, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/77.

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