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Julia Domna, Augusta 194 - 8 April 217 A.D., Ancient Counterfeit or "Limes" Denarius
The origin and purpose of the bronze "limes" denarii is uncertain. They may have been a token currency used only along the borders of the Empire.
RS15245. Bronze "limes" denarius, cf. RIC IV S574, RSC III 156, SRCV II 6601 (Rome, 196 A.D.), aVF, uncertain mint, weight 2.383g, maximum diameter 18.7mm, die axis 165o
, c. 196 A.D.; obverse IVLIA AVGVSTA, draped bust right; reverse PIETAS PVBLICA, Pietas, veiled, standing left by altar, raising both hands; SOLD
Catalog current as of Saturday, August 24, 2019.
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