Coin of Zenobia

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Title

Coin of Zenobia

Description

A silver coin minted in Antiochia ad Orontem (2nd c. CE) depicting Zenobia.

Source

Antiochia ad Orotem (Turkey)

Publisher

British Museum 1974, 1001. 3

Date

2nd c. CE; 3rd c. CE

Rights

British Museum 1974, 1001. 3

Format

Silver, 3.37g

Language

Greek

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Silver

Weight (g)

3.37g

Diameter (mm)

20mm

Province

Minted in Antiochia ad Orontem

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Zenobia, facing right, wearing a crown

Reverse Type

Full figure Juno, facing left, wearing a crown, holding a scepter in left hand, holding a libation bowl? in right hand, accompanied by a crane

Obverse Legends

G?IC ZOBIA AVG (Zenobia Augusta)

Reverse Legends

IUNO PEGINA (Juno Regina)

Name 1

Zenobia

Role 1

Empress

Name 2

Juno

Role 2

Juno Regina (Juno as queen of gods)

Selected Bibliography

British Museum 1974,1001.3

Citation

“Coin of Zenobia ,” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 23, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/84.

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