Sestertius with bust of Julia Paula, struck under Elagabalus

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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