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ID:     773710
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Julia Domna
Date Ruled:     A.D. 193-217
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD Augusta,
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     7.22 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust right, hair arranged in waves with a small bun at the back
Reverse Legend:     FECVNDITAS
Reverse Description:     Fecunditas standing facing, head left, raising her right hand and holding an infant on her left arm; at her feet to left and right, two children
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     cf. RIC 374 (denarius)
Reference2:     Calic√≥ 2613
Reference3:     Biaggi 1162 (this coin)
Reference4:     Sear 7088
Hoard Name:     Karnak Hoard
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=89291
Grade:     Superb EF, lustrous
Notes:     Exceptionally well struck, and in high relief Ex Collection of a Perfectionist (Leu 93, 10 May 2005), lot 63; L. Biaggi Collection (Lanz 50, 27 November 1989), lot 696; Hess-Leu 15 (7 April 1960), lot 358; probably from the 1901 Karnak Hoard.