Julia Domna, Augusta, wife of Septimius Severus, (A.D. 193-217), AE sestertius, issued 211-215, Rome mint, (22.69 g), obv. draped bust to right of Julia Domna, around IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG, rev. Juno standing facing, head left, holding patera in outstretched right hand and vertical sceptre in left, at feet to left, peacock standing left, head right, around IVNONEM, S C across, (S.7114, RIC 585, C.90, BMC 210, Banti 21). Deep green patina, good very fine and a very rare variety.
Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously CNG Triton XII, lot 674 with ticket. From an issue unusual in its rendering of Juno's name in the Accusative Case. Banti records only one example with the peacock's head turned right.