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Denarius with bust of Julia Mamaea, struck under Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right, wearing stephane. IVLIAMA MAEAAVGG Reverse: Felicitas standing, head left, resting left arm on column, caduceus in right hand. FELICI T ASPVBLICA

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 3.21 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1998.552

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins