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Medallion with bust of Julia Mamaea, struck under Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Bust of Julia Mamaea, draped, diademed, left. IVLIAMAMAEAAVGVSTA Reverse: Julia Mamaea as Pudicitia seated right on throne, veiled and diademed, left hand reaching up to veil. At right, Pietas, veiled, stands with arms raised. At left, Felicitas stands with short scepter. PIET ...

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Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen A.G. auction 43, November 12-13, 1970, lot 411: from the Bettolo Collection); purchased by MFA at the Münzen und Medaillen auction; accessioned December 16, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 33.46 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1970.569

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions