Denarius (Coin) Portraying Julia Mamaea

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

AD 231/35, issued by Severus Alexander

Artist:

Roman, minted in Antioch, Syria

About this artwork

Obverse: Bust of Julia Mamaea right, draped, diademed
Reverse: Venus stands front, head left, helmet in right, spear in left, shield resting against her leg

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Julia Mamaea

Origin

Rome

Date

231 AD–235 AD

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG Reverse: VENVS VICTRIX "Venus Victorious"

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.07 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4889

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