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Gold aureus of Septimius Severus

Period:
Mid Imperial, Severan
Date:
A.D. 193–196
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
7.3g (7.3g)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Durkee, 1899
Accession Number:
99.35.218
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
IVLIA DOMNA AVG, bust of Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus/VENVS GENETRIX, Venus seated on throne with Cupid at her feet
Rome
Mattingly, Harold. 1950. Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum: Vol V Pertinax to Elagabalus. no. 55, p. 28, London: The Trustees of the British Museum, London.

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