Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, (A.D. 193-217), silver denarius, issued 198, Rome mint, (3.33 g), obv. draped bust to right of Julia Domna, around IVLIA AVGVSTA, rev. Cybele enthroned to left between two lions, holding branch and sceptre, around MATER DEVM, (S.6593, RIC 564 [Severus], RSC 123). Minor flan chip, deep toning with blue highlights, extremely fine.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Noble Numismatics Sale 98, lot 5377 with tickets.