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Sestertius with bust of Julia Maesa, struck under Elagabalus

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Obverse: Bust of Julia Maesa right, diademed, draped. IVLIA MAESA AVGVSTA Reverse: Pietas standing left before lighted altar, extending her right hand holding a box of incense. PIETAS AVG S.C.

Provenance

By 1936: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London S.W. 1, England; 1936: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, October 8, 1936

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 218–222

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 20.84 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

36.452

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins