Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, mother of Caracalla (AD 193-217). AE sestertius (26.21 g), Rome, issued 207-11, obv. IVLIA AVGUSTA, draped bust of Julia Domna to right, rev. VENUS FELIX SC, Venus standing left holding apple & raising veil, (S.6648, RIC 887, BMCRE 794, C.200). Deep green and brown patina, minor deposits, otherwise very fine and scarce.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously CNG Printed Auction 102, lot 1035 and the estate of Thomas Bentley Cederlind with tickets.