Julia Domna (under Septimus Severus)

Julia Domna was born in Syria around AD 170. She married Septimius Severus in A.D. 188, and had a son who was later to become the Emperor Caracalla; and a second son, P. Septimius Geta. In A.D. 208 she accompanied Severus, Caracalla and Geta on prolonged military campaigns to Britain.

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Julia Domna 'Vesta' Denarius 025323

Julia Domna 'Vesta' Denarius
Silver, 3.25 grams, 19.64 mm. Obverse: IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG, draped bust right. Reverse: VESTA, Vesta standing left holding palladium (a statuette of Pallas Athena) and sceptre. RIC 390 (Caracalla); RSC 230; Sear 7108. Extremely fine.
£80.00

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Julia Domna 'Cybele' Sestertius 027894

Julia Domna 'Cybele' Sestertius
Bronze, 22.92 grams, 28.87 mm. Rome. AD 198. Obverse: IVLIA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, hair in bun behind head. Reverse: MATER DEVM, Cybele seated left between two lions, holding branch and resting arm on drum. SC in exergue. RIC 859; Cohen 124; Sear 6628. Good. Accompanied by an old collection ticket.
£45.00

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Julia Domna 'Cybele' Sestertius 027894
Julia Domna 'Cybele' Sestertius 027873

Julia Domna 'Cybele' Sestertius
Bronze, 23.55 grams, 29.71 mm. Rome. AD 198. Obverse: IVLIA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, hair in bun behind head. Reverse: MATER DEVM, Cybele seated left between two lions, holding branch and resting arm on drum. SC in exergue. RIC 859; Cohen 124; Sear 6628. Fine. Accompanied by an old collection ticket.
£85.00

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Julia Domna 'Cybele' Sestertius 027873
Julia Domna 'Mount Argaeus' Drachm 025345

Excessively Rare Julia Domna 'Mount Argaeus' Drachm
Silver, 3.06 grams, 18.45 mm. Caesarea, Cappadocia. Dated year 15, 207 AD. Obverse: IOVLIA DOMNA, draped bust right. Reverse: MHTPO KAICAP NE, Mount Argaeus surmounted by star, date ET IE below. Sydenham 447 var (obverse legend); Mionnet IV, 129 var (ditto); SNG von Aulock 6477 var (ditto); SNG Cop. 265 var (ditto); Isegrim -. Possibly unpublished without AVG or AV on obverse. Extremely fine/good very fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
£275.00

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Julia Domna 'Mount Argaeus' Drachm 025345
Julia Domna 'Kybele' Denarius 015649

Julia Domna 'Kybele' Denarius
Silver, 3.13 grams, 18.31 mm. Rome. 198-200 AD. Obverse: IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG, draped bust right. Reverse: MATRI DEVM, Cybele standing left, leaning on column, holding drum and sceptre, lion at foot. RIC 382 (struck under Caracalla); RSC 137; Sear 7104. About extremely fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
£70.00

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Julia Domna 'Kybele' Denarius 015649
Julia Domna 'Hilaritas with Children' Denarius 015636

Julia Domna 'Hilaritas with Children' Denarius
Silver, 3.43 grams, 19.33 mm. Rome. 209 AD. Obverse: IVLIA AVGVSTA, draped bust right. Reverse: HILARITAS, Hilaritas standing left, holding palm resting on ground and cornucopiae, children on either side of her. RIC 557; RSC 79; Sear 6587. Near extremely fine.
£60.00

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Julia Domna 'Hilaritas with Children' Denarius 015636
Julia Domna 'Venus and Cupid' Denarius 015634

Julia Domna 'Venus and Cupid' Denarius
Silver, 3.02 grams, 19.48 mm. Rome. 215-217 AD (struck under Caracalla). Obverse: IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG, draped bust right. Reverse: VENVS GENETRIX, Venus seated left holding sceptre and apple, Cupid standing right before. RIC 389 [Caracalla]; RSC 206; Sear 7099. Extremely fine on a slightly irregular flan. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
£160.00

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Julia Domna 'Venus and Cupid' Denarius 015634
Julia Domna 'Vesta' Denarius 015621

Julia Domna 'Vesta' Denarius
Silver, 3.21 grams, 19.18 mm. 213 AD. Obverse: IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG, draped bust right. Reverse: VESTA, Vesta standing left holding palladium (a statuette of Pallas Athena) and sceptre. RIC 390 (Caracalla); RSC 230; Sear 7108. Extremely fine/very fine.
£55.00

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Julia Domna 'Vesta' Denarius 015621
Julia Domna 'Diana' Denarius 015619

Julia Domna 'Diana' Denarius
Silver, 3.92 grams, 20.86 mm. Rome. 211-217 AD. Obverse: IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG, draped bust right. Reverse: DIANA LVCIFERA, Diana standing left, holding long torch with both hands. RIC 373A (struck under Caracalla); RSC 32; BMC 31; Sear 7100. Good very fine.
£65.00

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Julia Domna 'Diana' Denarius 015619


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RSC = Seaby, H A    Roman Silver Coinage
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