Sestertius with bust of Julia Soaemias, struck under Elagabalus
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 21.92 gm.
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Julia Soaemias, right, draped and diademed.
Reverse: Venus, diademed, standing left, holding apple and scepter; in field right, star.
VENVSCAELESTIS S C (left and right in field)
By date unknown: H. C. Levis Collection; 1925: with Naville & Cie., 6 & 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (Naville auction 11 [H. C. Levis Collection], Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 18-20, 1925, lot 799); by 1934: U.S. Private Collection; December 6, 1934: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)