Coin of Zenobia

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Title

Coin of Zenobia

Description

A silver coin depicting Zenobia.

Source

Palmyra

Publisher

Hermitage Museum, ОН-А-ДГ-24157.

Date

2nd c CE; 3rd c CE

Rights

Hermitage Museum, ОН-А-ДГ-24157.

Format

Silver, 9.02g

Language

Greek

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Silver

Weight (g)

9.02g

Diameter (mm)

22.1mm

Region

Minted in Palmyra

Obverse Type

draped bust of Zenobia, facing right, wearing crown

Reverse Type

full figure standing female (goddess?), facing left, double cornucopia?, holding wheat? in one hand

Obverse Legends

CЄPTIMZH NOBIΑCЄB (Septimia? Zenobia)

Reverse Legends

LE (271 CE)

Citation

“Coin of Zenobia,” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 23, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/86.

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