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Nice Septimius Severius, Spes, Emesa, COTD, Not in RIC, Not in RSC...

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quadrans:
Hi, Martin,

I recognized your "BONAE SPEI II COS" coin when I look in your great gallery...

The other interesting specimen "FORTVNAE REDVCI II COS" I realized just now, a great coin too... +++

Regards

 Joe

quadrans:
I am now reviewing the Severus family coins in my collection,
in more detail after many years, I hope to find some more interesting specimens ...

Regards

 Joe

maridvnvm:
My other Septimius II COS coins....

Obv:– IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG, Laureate head right
Rev:– BONI EVENTVS II COS, Fides standing left holding plate of fruit and two wheat ears
Minted in Emesa. A.D. 193
Reference:– BMCRE -. RIC -. RSC -.



Obv:– IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG II C, laureate head right
Rev:– CERER FRVG II COS, Ceres standing left, holding grain ears in right hand, torch in left.
Minted in Emesa. A.D. 194
Reference:– BMCRE -. RIC -. RSC -.



Obv:– IMP CE L SEP SEV PEPT AVG, Laureate head right
Rev:– MONETAE AVG II COS, Moneta standing left, holding scales in right hand, cornucopiae in left
Minted in Emesa. A.D. 193
Reference:– BMCRE -. RIC IV -. RSC -.

3.18g, 18.87mm, 0o



and a Julia Domna

Obv:– IVLIA DOMNA AVG, Draped bust right
Rev:– MONETAE AVG II COS, Moneta standing left, holding scales and cornucopia
Minted in Emesa. A.D. 194
Reference(s) – RIC -; BMCRE -; RSC -.
Other examples in Paris and Vienna. Die match to the Paris example.



quadrans:
All great coins, Martin,  +++

 I do not find any Domna before with "II COS"...

Congratulation.


Joe

maridvnvm:
There is also this peculiar version for Domna. Not a II COS but a COS II reverse.

Julia Domna denarius
Obv:– IVLA (sic) DOMNA AVG, Draped bust right, hair tied in bun behind
Rev:– VIRTVS AVG COS II, Roma, seated left on shield, holding Victory and spear
Minted in Alexandria, A.D. 194
References:– RIC - (Unlisted Hybrid with reverse from Sept. Sev. 350I (which is R2))

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