Denarius

Julia Domna
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire

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196-211

Silver

Overall: 5/8 in. (16 mm)

Weight: 2.8 g

Overall: 11/16 in. (17 mm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29388

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Draped female bust right; hair in bun, five ridges. Frame 8:00-10:00. Inscribed clockwise, inward, from 7:00-10:00: [I] V L I A; from 2:00-4:00: [A V ] G V S T A; "N" scratched onto outer edge at 6:00. Reverse: Female figure, fully draped with crescent on neck, standing in contrapposto stance with weighted right leg, head left; holding stick (torch?) across body up to raised right hand; inscribed clockwise, inward, from 7:30-10:30: D I A N A; from 1:30-4:30: [LUCIFERA]; frame from 7:00-10:00; axis down.

Course History

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2012

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2014

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

RIC 548 or 638, CREBM 16 or 18 (Cf. pl. 27.8)

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