Local bronze coin of Julia Mamaea from Bostra (BOS0110)

Dublin Core

Title

Local bronze coin of Julia Mamaea from Bostra (BOS0110)

Description

Civic bronze coin from Bostra (222-235 CE) depicting Julia Mamaea on the obverse

Source

Publisher

British Museum Collection Online 1839,0919.624 and no.1908,0110.1439

Date

Rights

Trustees of the British Museum

Format

Bronze

Language

Identifier

BOS0110

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

5.76g

Diameter (mm)

22mm

Province

Arabia

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Julia Mamaea, wearing a diadem and facing right

Reverse Type

Draped bust of Tyche, wearing a turreted crown and facing right

Obverse Legends

IVLIAMAMAEA AVGVSTA (Julia Mamaea Augusta)

Reverse Legends

COLONIABO STRA (Colonia Bostra)

Name 1

Selected Bibliography

British Museum Online Collection no.1839,0919.624 & no.1908,0110.1439

Citation

“Local bronze coin of Julia Mamaea from Bostra (BOS0110),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 22, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/47.

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