A.K.Collection: Coin ID D08 from Lot no. 807


Julia Maesa, Augusta AD 218-224/5. Grandmother of Elagabalus. Denarius (AR; 17-18mm; 3.05g; 7h) Eastern mint (?), 218-220 IVLIA MAESA AVG Bust of Julia Maesa, draped, head bare, right; hair in vertical waves and fastened in queue and small bun at back; one ridge. Rev. FECVN-DITAS Fecunditas seated left, extending right hand over child and holding sceptre; another child standing beside her. Very rare.

BMCRE V – cf. p. 540, * footnote (one child? Two children? Not clear!; C. -; mt 2008, p. 146 and pl. 16 (this coin illustrated).RIC IV, II – cf. p. 49, 249 footnote; Thirion p. 79ff.

Ex stock Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1968.


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