Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, (A.D. 193-217), silver antoninianus, issued 215-7, Rome mint, (4.82 g), obv. draped bust to right of Julia Domna, crescent behind shoulders, around IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG, rev. Venus enthroned to left with Cupid, holding sceptre, around VENVS GENETRIX, (S.7099, RIC 389a [Caracalla] RSC 206). Lightly toned, large flan, extremely fine with an attractive portrait and very scarce.
Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously CNG eSale 264, lot 439 with ticket.