Roman Empire. Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander (222 – 235 AD). Bronze s

Roman Empire. Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander (222 – 235 AD). Bronze s

SKU: C088
$160.00Price

 

Roman Empire. Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander (222 – 235 AD). Bronze sestertius.

 

Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEMA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to the right.

 

Reverse: FELICITAS PVBLICA SC Felicitas seated left holding caduceus and leaning on a column.

 

Die engraver: Unknown die engraver at the mint of Rome.

 

Origin: Attributed to the mint of Rome. No mint mark.

 

Materials and method: Struck in orichalcum (bronze) from engraved dies.

 

Dimensions: 30 mm diameter.

 

Weight: 19.28 gm

 

Condition: Good very fine

 

Stock no: C088

 

Comments: Julia was born and raised in Homs (Emesa), Syria. She was a niece of the empress Julia Domna.

 

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