Coin of Zenobia

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Title

Coin of Zenobia

Description

A copper alloy coin minted in Alexandria (Roman Provincial) depicting Zenobia.

Source

Alexandria

Date

2 c. BCE; 3rd. c. CE

Rights

Trustees of the British Museum (Museum no.1867, 0101.488)

Language

Greek

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

9.1 g

Diameter (mm)

21 mm

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Zenobia, facing right, wearing a crown

Reverse Type

Draped bust of Palmyrene goddess? , facing right, large crescent moon in front of her

Obverse Legends

[---]TIN ZHNOBIA CEB (Zenobia Sebasta)

Name 1

Zenobia

Role 1

Sebasta

Selected Bibliography

British Museum 1867, 0101.488

Citation

“Coin of Zenobia ,” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 24, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/83.

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