Julia Domna
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire




Weight: 3.17 g

Diameter: 13/16 in. (20.5 mm)

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



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view


Obverse: Draped female bust right; hair in bun, six ridges. Frame 6:30-5:00. Inscribed clockwise, inward, from 7:30-10:30: I V L I A; from 1:30-4:30: A V G V S T A; "N" scratched onpt base of neck. Reverse: Female figure, veiled and fully draped, standing left; holding something with the right hand over altar; large object (box?) and fold of drapery in left. Inscribed clockwise, inward, from 8:00-11:30: P I E T A S; from 1:30-5:00: A V G G; Frame all around, especially 4:00-11:00; axis up.

Course History

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

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


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

Catalogue Raisonne

RIC 572, CREBM 67 (Cf. pl. 28.13-14)

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