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Julia Maesa, sister of Julia Domna, grandmother of Elagabalus and Severus Alexander (died 225 AD). AE Sestertius, c. 218-222 AD. Obv. IVLIA MAESA [AVG]. Diademed and draped bust right. Rev. SAECV[L]I FELICITAS SC. Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and sacrificing out of patera over altar; on right, star. RIC 422. C. 49. AE. g. 18.55 mm. 30.50 R. Rare. An outstanding example. A delicate and expressive portrait. Enchanting light green patina. EF.
Provenance:
Bertolami Fine Arts 24, lot 849.