Denarius with bust of Julia Mamaea, struck under Severus Alexander

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 3.21 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1998.552

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right, wearing stephane.
IVLIAMA MAEAAVGG
Reverse: Felicitas standing, head left, resting left arm on column, caduceus in right hand.
FELICI T ASPVBLICA

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 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