JULIA DOMNA, wife of Septimius Severus.
|Sale: Triton VI, Lot: 978. Estimate $5000.
Closing Date: Monday, 13 January 2003.
Sold For $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AV Aureus (7.44 gm). Struck 205 AD. IVLIA AVGVSTA, draped bust right / MATER above, AVGG in exergue, Cybele seated left in quadriga pulled by lions. RIC IV 562 (Septimius); BMCRE 47; Cohen 116. EF, a few light scratches in reverse fields. Rare. (See color enlargement on plate 14.) ($5000)
From the Marc Melcher Collection. Ex Triton III (1 December 1999), lot 1119.