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Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1551. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007. 
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Julia Maesa. Augusta, AD 218-224/5. Æ As (12.01 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck under Elagabalus, AD 219-222. Diademed and draped bust right / Pietas standing left, raising hand over lighted altar and holding incense box. RIC IV 415 (Elagabalus); Thirion 409 (Dupondius). VF, mottled green and brown patina, traces of smoothing.

From the Alain Lagrange Collection. Ex Virgil M. Brand Collection (Part 7, Sotheby’s, 25 October 1984), lot 622 (part of); Scheyer Collection (Hess, 1 December 1913), lot 1383.