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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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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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235




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

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Medallions