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ID number:  BIRBI-R1526
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Julia Mamaea; Severus Alexander; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 222-235
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  18.16
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1453. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Julia Mamaea, wearing diadem, draped, facing r. Reverse: Venus, draped, standing facing r., holding sceptre in r. and Cupid in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVLIA MAMΛ-IA AVGVS…^ (Julia Mamaea Augusta). Reverse: VENHRI FΓLICI (Auspicious Venus; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 694 (Severus Alexander)

4 Related People

Julia Mamaea
Roman

235
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Severus Alexander
Roman
207
235
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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