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Medallic as with busts of Severus Alexander and Julia Mamaea

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Obverse: Busts of Severus Alexander and Julia Mamaea, laureate, diademed, draped, facing. IMPSEVALEXANDAVGIVLIAMAMAEAAVG MATERAVG (in exergue) Reverse: Nymphaeum of Severus Alexander, adorned with statues and trophies within and above. PMTRPV COSIIPP S C (left and...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Prince Waldek Collection; by 1935: with Münzhandlung Basel, Aeschenvorstadt 37, Basel, Switzerland (Münzhandlung Basel auction 3 [Prince Waldek Collection], March 4-5, 1935, lot 782); by 1937: with Münzhandlung Basel (auction 8, March 22-23, 1937, lot 936); by 1958: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; gift of Edward Gans to MFA, April 12, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Gans

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 226

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 055.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.62 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.207

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions