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A contemporary fake denarius of Julia Domna with a reverse showing Venus Coin Type: Base metal cast limes denarius of Julia Domna, 193-218 CE
Mint and Date: Unofficial, c. 211-217 CE.
Size and Weight: 20mm, 2.7g
Obverse: IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG
Draped bust right with heavy waved hair, possibly a wig.
Reverse: VENVS GENETRIX
Venus enthroned left, right hand extended, long sceptre held behind in left hand.
Ref: Copy of RCV (2002) 7106; RIC IV 388c; BMCRE V p.434, 23B.
BW Ref: 015 038 050
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