Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, 193-211. Aureus 196/211, Rome. Obv. IVLIA AVGVSTA Draped bust to r. Rev. MATER - DEVM Cybele seated l. on throne, holding branch in r. hand and long sceptre in l. and resting l. elbow on drum; on either side of throne a lion. 7.12 g. RIC 564. Calico 2628. C. 122. Broad planchet. High relief. A most attractive coin with a fascinating pedigree. About uncirculated.
Ex Auction Rollin et Feuardent, Collection Ponton D'Amécourt. Paris 1887. Lot 402.
Ex Auction Dr. Jacob Hirsch, The Dr. Friedrich Imhoof-Blumer Collection. Munich May 27, 1907. Lot 1098.
Ex Auction Adolph Hess AG & Bank Leu AG 41. Lucerne April 24, 1969. Lot 304.