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Severina, Augusta Spring 274 - November 275 A.D.
Juno was the chief female divinity in the Roman pantheon. She was the wife of Jupiter and a member of the Capitoline Triad. She had many different aspects, such as Juno Moneta, Juno Sospita, and Juno Lucina, but here she is depicted as Juno Regina, "Juno the Queen." Juno is usually shown holding a patera, scepter or a statuette of Athena, and is often accompanied by a peacock.
RB73881. Bronze as, MER-RIC
1879 (94 spec.), RIC V
7, BnF XII
310 - 313, Hunter IV
9, Cohen VI
9, SRCV III
11711, aVF, well centered
, nice portrait, light corrosion and encrustation, 6th officina
8.524g, maximum diameter
26.1mm, die axis
, 11th issue, early - Sep 275; obverse SEVERINA
AVG, diademed and draped bust
right; reverse IVNO REGINA
standing slightly left, head
in right hand, long scepter
vertical behind in left hand, peacock
left at feet on left, ς in exergue
Catalog current as of Friday, December 15, 2017.
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