Denarius with bust of Julia Mamaea, struck under Severus Alexander

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 2.95 gm.

Accession Number

32.1303

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Julia Mamaea, diademed, draped, right.
IVLIAMA MAEAAVG
Reverse: Venus standing left, holding apple in extended right hand and vertical sceptre in left; at her feet, Cupid standing right, with left hand raised.
VENVSGE N ETRIX

Credit Line

Source unidentified