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Sestertius with bust of Julia Paula, struck under Elagabalus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Paula to right. IVLIAPAVLAAVG Reverse: Elagabalus, Concordia (?) and Julia Paula. CONCORDIA AETERNA in ex.: SC

Provenance

By 1907: with Rollin and Feuerdent, London; by date unknown: H. P. Hall Collection; by 1950: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London (auction of the H. P. Hall Collection, part II, November 16-17, 20-21, lot 1787); by 1952: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London; February 19, 1952: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd.; 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. 219–220

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 28.48 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1998.504

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins