Aureus with bust of Julia Domna, struck under Septimius Severus
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.23 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Julia Domna, draped, right, head bare with large chignon at back.
IVLIA DO MNA AVG
Reverse: Venus, with drapery falling below hips, standing with back turned, head right, resting left arm on low column, holding apple in extended right and and palm in left.
By 1953: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen A.G. auction 12, June 11-13, 1953, lot 835 [as ex G. Bauer Collection]); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 10, 1953, for $ 467.88
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour