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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.282.7
People
Julia Maesa, Roman
Title
Coin of Tyre under Julia Maesa
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
225
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Tyre (Phoenicia)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/97604
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
11.49 g
Die Axis
6
Provenance
Schweizerische Kreditanstalt, Bern 2 (1984), nr.550
M&M Deutschland, Auktion 11, 7-8 November 2002, lot 181
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Cf. BMC p. 277 no. 409 (rev.) Cf. D. S. 372, 379 (rev.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, David M. Robinson Fund
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.282.7
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust of Julia Maesa, r., draped and wearing stephane.
Rev.: Representation of Dido building the walls of Carthage: she stands facing before the gate of the city, holding scepter and rule; at left, a mason works on the top of the gate; beneath, a man digs to r.; in center field, a murex shell; at r., a palm tree?
Subjects and Contexts

Ancient Coins

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