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A silver denarius of the empress Julia Domna with a reverse showing Venus Coin Type: Silver denarius of Julia Domna, 193-218 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, 194 CE.
Size and Weight: 18mm, 2.68g
Draped bust right.
Venus naked to the hips, with back turned, standing head right, holding an apple up in her right hand, and a palm branch over her left shoulder in her left hand. She rests her left elbow on a column over which a fold of drapery falls.
Ref: RCV (2002) 6608; RIC IV 536; BMCRE V p.27, 49.
BW Ref: 008 027 028
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