Coin of Olbasa with bust of Julia Mamaea

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Pisidia, Olbasa

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.55 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.403

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Mamaea right.
IVL MAMIA AVG
Reverse: Herakles, standing, looking left, with club in right hand and lionskin on left arm.
COL OLB ASEN

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour