A.K.Collection: Coin ID L07 from Lot no. 814

   

Julia Domna, Augusta AD 193-217. Denarius (AR; 17-19mm; 3.63g; 6h) Eastern mint, 193-194 (?). IVLIA DO-MNA AVG Bare and draped bust of Julia Domna to right; hair waved vertically and fastened in large bun on back. Rev. MONETAE- AV-G II COS Moneta, draped, standing front, head left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left, fold of drapery falling over left arm.Very rare.

BMCRE V p. 86, 329 footnote and introduction p. CXVii (Septimius Severus) “...few small issues present so much interest and so many problems, and it is likely enough that not nearly all the original stock survives. We can postulate with confidence several that must have existed... and MONETA AVG COS II for Septimius Severus...); C. 145; Irregular mt 6 p. 135f. And pl. 16 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, 1 p. 174, 611.

 

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