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Julia Domna, 193-217 AD, AR Antoninianus C 215-217 AD
Silver antoninianus
Julia Domna was associated with Luna Lucifera, the light bearing Moon, while her husband Septimius Severus associated himself with Sol, the god of the Sun. Relating themselves with Sun and Moon speaks of the imperial eternal nature. This coin was struck under her son the emperor Caracalla. Obverse IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Julia Domna is wearing a stephane Reverse Luna with a floating drapery is driving a biga of horses LVNA LVCIFERA
Mint: Rome
Provenance: Private acquisition

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