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25 viewsJVLIA MAMAEA - Sestertius - 226/228 AD
Obv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, diademed draped bust right.
Rev.: VESTA S C, Vesta standing left, holding patera and transverse sceptre.
RIC 710, Cohen 88.
Maxentius
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19 viewsJULIA MAMAEA
AR Denarius
20 mm, 3.2 grams

OBV: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right REV: FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing front, head left, legs crossed, holding caduceus & leaning left arm on column.
RIC-IVb- 335
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162 viewsSeverus Alexander and Julia Mamaea
222-235
AE 26 mm
Rome Mint
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30 Severus Alexander and Julia Mamaea27 viewsSEVERUS ALEXANDER & JULIA MAMAEA
AE27, Edessa, Mesopotamia

Confronting portraits of Severus Alexander and Julia Mamaea / City-goddess seated left, holding small temple; River-god swimming beneath her

SGI 3390
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Г (incised)392 viewsPISIDIA. Ariassus. Julia Mamaea. Æ 25. A.D. 222-235. Obv: IOVΛIAMA-MEAC(EB...). Diademed and draped bust right; Incises countermark before. Rev: (A)PIACC(EΩN). Dioscuri standing naked, each infront of a horse, holding a spear; above star in crescent. Ref: BMC -; SNG France (3) -; SNG Aul -. Axis: 195°. Weight: 9.29 g. CM: Г (incised), incuse, 4 x 6 mm. Howgego 778 (11 pcs). Collection Automan.Automan
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(0222) JULIA MAMAEA25 views(mother of Severus Alexander)
190 - 235 AD (STRUCK 226 AD)
AR DENARIUS 18 mm 2.38 g
O: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG
DIAD DR BUST R
R:VESTA
VESTA STANDING L HOLDING PALLADIUM AND SCEPTER
ROME
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(0222) JULIA MAMAEA21 views(mother of Severus Alexander)
227 - 238 AD
AE As 25.5 mm 7.02 g
O: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA
DIAD BUST R
R: [FELICI]TAS PVBLICA SC
FELICITAS STANADING FRONT, HEAD L, LEGS CROSSED, HOLDING CADUCEUS AND LEANING ON COLUMN
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(0222) JULIA MAMAEA17 views(mother of Severus Alexander)
AE 23.5 mm, 8.18 g
222 - 235 AD
O: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed draped bust right
R: COL FL PAC DEVLTUM, Fortuna standing left with rudder & cornucopiae.
Deultum mint; Moushmov 3630
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(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER & JULIA MAESA8 views222-235 AD
(under governor Tiberius Julius Festus)
AE 26 mm max, 7.34 g
O: Confronted busts of Severus Alexander and Julia Mamaea
R: Hera standing head left holding patera and long scepter; E in left field
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis
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(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER and JULIA MAMAEA27 views222-235 AD
AE 26 mm; 10.64 g
O: Confronting busts of Severus Alexander and Julia Mamaea
R:Draped figure of Demeter standing left, holding ears of corn and long torch, E to right.
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis; Moushmov 739
d.s.
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0131 - Denarius Julia Mamaea 222-35 AC12 viewsObv/ IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust of J.M. r., wearing diadem.
Rev/ VENVS VICTRIX, Venus standing l., holding helmet and scepter; shield at her l.

Ag, 20.2 mm, 3.10 g
Mint: Roma.
RIC IV.2/358 [C]
ex-Áureo & Calicó, auction jul 2011, lot 108
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0137 - Denarius Julia Mamaea 222-35 AC16 viewsObv/ IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed and draped bust of J.M. r.
Rev/ VENERI FELICI, Venus standing r., holding Cupid and scepter.

Ag, 19.7 mm, 2.82 g
Mint: Roma.
RIC IV.2/351 [C]
ex-Numismatik Lanz, eBay jul 2011 - art. #230637829841
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028. Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander. AR Denarius. Fecunditas.27 viewsAR Denarius. Rome mint.

Obv. Draped and diademed bust right IVLIA MAMAEA AVG.

Rev. Fecunditas standing left, stretching out right hand to little boy standing right stretching up arms towards her, she holds cornucopia FECVND AVGVSTAE.

RSC 5, RIC 331. gVF
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028. Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander. AR Denarius. Fecunditas.27 viewsAR Denarius. Rome mint.

Obv. Draped and diademed bust right IVLIA MAMAEA AVG

Rev. Fecunditas seated left with hand outstretched to child at feet FECVND AVGVSTAE.

RSC 6. EF
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028. Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander. AR Denarius. Felicitas.27 viewsAR Denarius. Rome mint.

Obv. Draped and diademed bust right IVLIA MAMAEA AVG

Rev. Felicitas seated left holding caduceus and cornucopia FELICITAS PVBLICA.

RSC 24, RIC 338. Fully lustrous, EF.
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028. Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander. AR Denarius. Felicitas.26 viewsAR Denarius.

Obv. Draped bust right IVLIA MAMAEA AVG

Rev. Felicitas leaning against column holding caduceus FELICITAS PVBLICA.

RSC 17, RIC 335. EF.
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028. Julia Mamaea, mother or Severus Alexander. AR Denarius. Juno.36 viewsAR Denarius. Rome mint.

Obv. Draped bust right IVLIA MAMAEA AVG

Rev. Juno standing left holding staff and patera, peacock at feat IVNO CONSERVATRIX.

RSC 35, RIC 343. EF
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028. Julia Mamaea, mother or Severus Alexander. AR Denarius. Pietas.30 viewsAR Denarius. Rome mint.

Obv. Draped and diadememed bust right IVLIA MAMAEA AVG

Rev. Pietas standing left sacrificing over altar PIETAS AVGVSTAE.

RSC 48, RIC346. UNC

Not the best scan of a beautiful, fully lustrous coins.
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028. Julia Mamaea, mother or Severus Alexander. AR Denarius. Vesta.39 viewsAR Denarius. Rome mint.

Obv. Draped and diademed bust right IVLIA MAMARA AVG

Rev. Vesta standing left holding patera and transverse sceptre VESTA.

RSC 85, RIC362. EF
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05 - Personalities of the Empire48 viewsDiadumenian, Elagabalus, Julia Maesa, Julia Soaemias, Aquilia Severa, Annia Faustina, Severus Alexander, Julia Mamaea, Orbiana, Maximinus I, Paulina, Maximus and Gordian Imdelvalle
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05 - Personalities of the Empire60 viewsDiadumenian, Elagabalus, Julia Maesa, Julia Soaemias, Aquilia Severa, Annia Faustina, Severus Alexander, Julia Mamaea, Orbiana, Maximinus I, Paulina, Maximus and Gordian I1 commentsmdelvalle
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061 Julia Mamaea. AR denarius19 viewsobv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG dia. and drp. bust r.
rev: VESTA Vesta veiled std. l. holding palladium and upright scepter
"mother of s. Alexander"
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 335, Rome, AR-Denarius, FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing, head left, #1280 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 335, Rome, AR-Denarius, FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing, head left, #1
avers: IVLIA-MA-MAEA-AVG, Diademed bust right, draped.
revers: FELICITAS-PVBLICA, Felicitas standing, head left, holding caduceus and resting arm on column.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Rome, date: 223 A.D., ref: RIC-IV-II-335, p-, C-17,
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 335v.(base metal!), Rome, "Limes" Denarius, AR-Denarius, FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left, #145 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 335v.(base metal!), Rome, "Limes" Denarius, AR-Denarius, FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left, #1
avers: IVLIA MA MAEA AVG, Draped, bust right.
reverse: FELICIT AS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and leaning an elbow on column and crossing legs.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 18,0mm, weight: 2,62g, axis: 0h,
mint: Rome, date: 228 A.D.,ref: RIC IV-II 335v., p-98, (base metal, "Limes"), C-17v.,
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 335v.(base metal!), Rome, "Limes" Denarius, AR-Denarius, FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left, #145 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 335v.(base metal!), Rome, "Limes" Denarius, AR-Denarius, FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left, #1
avers: IVLIA MA MAEA AVG, Draped, bust right.
reverse: FELICIT AS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and leaning an elbow on column and crossing legs.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 18,0mm, weight: 2,62g, axis: 0h,
mint: Rome, date: 228 A.D.,ref: RIC IV-II 335v., p-98, (base metal, "Limes"), C-17v.,
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 341, Rome, AR-Denarius, IVNO AVGVSTAE, Juno seated left, #1114 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 341, Rome, AR-Denarius, IVNO AVGVSTAE, Juno seated left, #1
avers: IVLIA MA MAEA AVG, Diademed bust right, draped.
revers: IVNO AV GVSTAE, Juno seated left, holding flower and short sceptre.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 19,0-20,0mm, weight: 2,60g, axis: 7h,
mint: Rome, date: 231 A.D., ref: RIC IV-II 341, p-98, RSC 32, BMC 755, Sear (2000-2002) 8211,
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 343, Rome, AR-Denarius, IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, #190 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 343, Rome, AR-Denarius, IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, #1
avers:- IVLIA-MAMAEA-AVG, Draped, bust right.
revers:- IVNO-CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter; peacock to left.
exerg: -/-//, diameter: 18mm, weight: 3,02g, axis:- h,
mint: Rome, date: 222-235 A.D.,ref: RIC-IV-II-343, p-98, C-35,
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 343, Rome, AR-Denarius, IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, #275 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 343, Rome, AR-Denarius, IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, #2
avers:- IVLIA-MAMAEA-AVG, Draped, bust right.
revers:- IVNO-CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter; peacock to left.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 18mm, weight: 2,42g, axis:7 h,
mint: Rome, date: 222-235 A.D.,ref: RIC-IV-II-343, p-98, C-35,
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 343, Rome, AR-Denarius, IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, #364 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 343, Rome, AR-Denarius, IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, #3
avers:- IVLIA-MAMAEA-AVG, Draped, bust right.
revers:- IVNO-CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter; peacock to left.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 18-18,5mm, weight: 2,50g, axis:1h,
mint: Rome, date: 222-235 A.D.,ref: RIC-IV-II-343, p-98, C-35,
Q-003
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 355, Rome, AR-Denarius, VENVS GENETRIX, Venus standing left, #170 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 355, Rome, AR-Denarius, VENVS GENETRIX, Venus standing left, #1
avers:-IVLIA-MA-MAEA-AVG, Diademed bust right, draped.
revers:-VENVS-GE-N-ETRIX, Venus standing left, holding helmet and scepter; Cupid to left.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 19-20mm, weight: 2,94g, axis: h,
mint: Rome, date: 223 A.D., ref: RIC-IV-II-355, p-99, C-72,
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 355, Rome, AR-Denarius, VENVS GENETRIX, Venus standing left, #2112 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 355, Rome, AR-Denarius, VENVS GENETRIX, Venus standing left, #2
avers:-IVLIA-MA-MAEA-AVG, Diademed bust right, draped.
revers:-VENVS-GE-N-ETRIX, Venus standing left, holding helmet and scepter; Cupid to left.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17-18mm, weight: 2,52g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 223 A.D., ref: RIC-IV-II-355, p-99, C-72,
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 355, Rome, AR-Denarius, VENVS GENETRIX, Venus standing left, #3124 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 355, Rome, AR-Denarius, VENVS GENETRIX, Venus standing left, #3
avers:-IVLIA-MA-MAEA-AVG, Diademed bust right, draped.
revers:-VENVS-G-E-NETRIX, Venus standing left, holding helmet and scepter; Cupid to left.
exerg: -/-//, diameter: 19,5mm, weight: 3,05g, axis: 2h,
mint: Rome, date: 223 A.D., ref: RIC-IV-II-355, p-99, C-72,
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 360, Rome, AR-Denarius, VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, #170 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 360, Rome, AR-Denarius, VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, #1
avers: IVLIA-MA-MAEA-AVG, Diademed bust right, draped.
revers: VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium and scepter.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 18,5-21mm, weight: 2,82g, axis: 7h,
mint: Rome, date: 223 A.D., ref: RIC-IV-II-360, p-99, RSC-81, BMC-381
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064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 668, Rome, AE-Sestertius, FECVNDITAS-AVGVSTAE, Juno standing left,122 views064 Iulia Mamaea (190-235 A.D.), RIC IV-II 668, Rome, AE-Sestertius, FECVNDITAS-AVGVSTAE, Juno standing left,
avers:- IVLIA-MAMAEA-AVGVSTA, diademed and draped bust right.
revers:- FECVNDITAS-AVGVSTAE, Fecunditas standing left extending hand to a child left and holding a cornucopiae, S-C across the field.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 29-31mm, weight: 22,74g, axis:-0h,
mint: Rome, date: 232 A.D.,ref: RIC-IV-II-668, p-, C-8,
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064p Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), Bithynia, Nicomedia, AE-19, NIKOMHΔЄΩN-ΔIC-NЄΩK, Astakos ?,62 views064p Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), Bithynia, Nicomedia, AE-19, NIKOMHΔЄΩN-ΔIC-NЄΩK, Astakos ?,
avers:- IOVΛIA-MAMAIA-AVG,
revers:- NIKOMHΔЄΩN-ΔIC-NЄΩK, Astakos ?,
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 19mm, weight: 3,47g, axis: 7h,
mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia, date: ??? A.D., ref: Not listed ???,
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064p Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), Bithynia, Nikaia, BMC 105v., AE-19, NI-K-AI-E/ΩN, Three standards,65 views064p Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), Bithynia, Nikaia, BMC 105v., AE-19, NI-K-AI-E/ΩN, Three standards,
avers:- IOVΛIA-MAMAIA-AVΓ, Draped bust right.
revers:- NI-K-AI-E/ΩN, Between and beneath three standards, two badges on the middle standard.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 20-20,5mm, weight: 3,88g, axis: 7h,
mint: Bithynia, Nikaia, date: 222-235 A.D., ref: BMC-105v, SNG-Cop-514, SGI-3421,
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064p Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), Lydia, Tabala, Waddington 5305, AE-19, TABAΛEΩN/EPMOC, River-god Hermos reclining left, #188 views064p Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), Lydia, Tabala, Waddington 5305, AE-19, TABAΛEΩN/EPMOC, River-god Hermos reclining left, #1
avers: IOY MAMAIA CE, Draped bust right, wearing Stephane.
reverse: TABAΛEΩN around, EΡMOC below, River-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn from which waters flow.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 19,0mm, weight: 3,72g, axis: 6h,
mint: Lydia, Tabala, date: 222-235 A.D., ref: Waddington 5305, Paris 1384.
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079 - Julia Mamaea AE Sestertius - RIC 70843 viewsObv:– IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, Diademed & draped bust right
Rev:– VESTA / S C, Vesta standing left, holding Palladium & scepter
References:– RIC 708
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079 - Julia Mamaea denarius - RIC 33850 viewsObv:– IVLIA MAMAEA AVG , Diademed and draped bust right
Rev:– FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicity seated left, holding scepter and a cornucopiae
References:– RIC 338, RSC 24
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079 - Julia Mamaea denarius - RIC 34329 viewsObv:– IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Draped bust right
Rev:– IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno, diademed, veiled, standing half-left, with patera & scepter & peacock at feet
References:– RIC 343, RSC 35
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079 - Julia Mamaea denarius - RIC 35121 viewsIVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Diademed, draped bust right
Rev:– VENERI FELICI, Venus standing front, head right, holding Cupid & scepter
Minted in Rome.
Reference:– RIC 351, RSC 60, BMC 189
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079 - Julia Mamaea denarius - RIC 35841 viewsObv:– IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Diademed & draped bust right
Rev:– VENVS VICTRIX, Venus standing front, head left, with helmet & scepter, shield at feet
References:– RIC 358, RSC 76
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079 - Julia Mamaea denarius - RIC 36021 viewsIVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Diademed, draped bust right
Rev:– VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & scepter
Minted in Rome.
Reference:– RIC 360, RSC 81, BMC 381
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079 - Julia Mamaea denarius - RIC 36239 viewsObv:– IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Draped bust right
Rev:– VESTA, Vesta standing left holding patera and transverse scepter
References:– RIC 362, RSC 85
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079 - Julia Mamaea denarius - RIC 3629 viewsObv:– IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Draped bust right
Rev:– VESTA, Vesta standing left holding patera and transverse scepter
Minted in Rome.
Reference(s) – RSC 85. RIC 362
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079 - Julia Mamaea, Sestertius- RIC 70811 viewsObv:– IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, Diademed & draped bust right
Rev:– VESTA / S C, Vesta standing left, holding Palladium and scepter
Minted in Rome.
Reference:– Cohen 83. RIC 708
 
20.78g, 31.50mm, 0o
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088. Julia Mamaea (Mother of Severus Alexander)14 viewsAv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA
Rv.: VENVS FELIX / S-C

AE Sestertius Ø30 / 20.4g
RIC IV 701 Rome, Cohen 69
Juancho
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1bz Elagabalus_217 views218-222

Denarius

Laureate, horned & draped bust rightt, IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG
Elagabalus standing left, sacrificing from patera over lit tripod altar, holding branch, star in field left, SVMMVS SACERDOS AVG

RIC 146

The Historia Augusta, in the life of Caracalla, notes: Bassianus lived for forty-three years and ruled for six. . . . He left a son, who afterward received, like his father, the name Antoninus Marcus Antoninus Elagabalus; for such a hold had the name of the Antonines that it could not be removed from the thoughts of the people, because it had taken root in the hearts of all, even as had the name of Augustus.

In the life of Macrinus is recorded: Now there was a certain woman of the city of Emesa, called [Julia] Maesa or Varia; she was the sister of Julia, the wife of [Septimius] Severus Pertinax the African, and after the death of Antoninus Bassianus she had been expelled from her home in the palace through the arrogance of Macrinus. . . . This woman had two daughters, [Julia Soaemias] and [Julia] Mamaea, the elder of whom was the mother of Elagabalus; he assumed the names Bassianus and Antoninus, for the Phoenicians give the name Elagabalus to the Sun. Elagabalus, moreover, was notable for his beauty and stature and for the priesthood which he held, and he was well known to all who frequented the temple, and particularly to the soldiers. To these, Maesa, or Varia as she was also called, declared that this Bassianus was the son of Antoninus, and this was gradually made known to all the soldiers. Maesa herself, furthermore, was very rich (whence also Elagabalus was most wasteful of money), and through her promises to the soldiers the legions were persuaded to desert Macrinus. . . .

Finally, when he received the imperial power, he took the name Antoninus and was the last of the Antonines to rule the Roman Empire. . . . He was wholly under the control of his mother [Soaemias], so much so, in fact, that he did no public business without her consent, although she lived like a harlot and practised all manner of lewdness in the palace. For that matter, her amour with Antoninus Caracalla was so notorious that Varius, or rather Elagabalus, was commonly supposed to be his son. . . . In short, when Elagabalus' message was read in the senate, at once good wishes were uttered for Antoninus and curses on Macrinus and his son, and, in accordance with the general wish and the eager belief of all in his paternity, Antoninus was hailed as emperor. . . .

After he had spent the winter in Nicomedia, [218-219] living in a depraved manner and indulging in unnatural vice with men, the soldiers soon began to regret that they had conspired against Macrinus to make this man emperor, and they turned their thoughts toward his cousin Alexander, who on the murder of Macrinus had been hailed by the senate as Caesar. . . . Among the base actions of his life of depravity he gave orders that Alexander, whom he had formally adopted, be removed from his presence, saying that he regretted the adoption. Then he commanded the senate to take away from Alexander the name of Caesar. But when this was announced to the senate, there was a profound silence. For Alexander was an excellent youth, as was afterwards shown by the character of his rule, even though, because he was chaste, he was displeasing to his adoptive father he was also, as some declare, his cousin. Besides, he was loved by the soldiers and acceptable to the senate and the equestrian order. Yet the Emperor's madness went the length of an attempt to carry out the basest design; for he despatched assassins to kill Alexander. . . . The soldiers, however, and particularly the members of the guard, either because they knew what evils were in store for Elagabalus, or because they foresaw his hatred for themselves, formed a conspiracy to set the state free. First they attacked the accomplices in his plan of murdering Alexander. . . . Next they fell upon Elagabalus himself and slew him in a latrine in which he had taken refuge.
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Laureate draped bust, right, IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG
Sev. Alex in armor, P M TR P III COS P P

RIC 74

Herodian recorded: [The soldiers] were more favorably disposed toward Alexander, for they expected great things of a lad so properly and modestly reared. They kept continual watch upon the youth when they saw that Elagabalus was plotting against him. His mother Mamaea did not allow her son to touch any food or drink sent by the emperor, nor did Alexander use the cupbearers or cooks employed in the palace or those who happened to be in their mutual service; only those chosen by his mother, those who seemed most trustworthy, were allowed to handle Alexander's food.

Mamaea secretly distributed money to the praetorians to win their good will for her son; it was to gold that the praetorians were particularly devoted. . . . . Maesa, the grandmother of them both, foiled all his schemes; she was astute in every way and had spent much of her life in the imperial palace. As the sister of Severus' wife Julia, Maesa had always lived with the empress at the court. . . .

When Alexander received the empire, the appearance and the title of emperor were allowed him, but the management and control of imperial affairs were in the hands of his women, and they undertook a more moderate and more equitable administration. . . . At any rate, he entered the fourteenth year of his reign without bloodshed, and no one could say that the emperor had been responsible for anyone's murder. Even though men were convicted of serious crimes, he nevertheless granted them pardons to avoid putting them to death, and not readily did any emperor of our time, after the reign of Marcus, act in this way or display so much concern for human life.

In the fourteenth year, however, unexpected dispatches from the governors of Syria and Mesopotamia revealed that Artaxerxes, the Persian king, had conquered the Parthians and seized their Eastern empire, killing Artabanus [IV], who was formerly called the Great King and wore the double diadem. Artaxerxes then subdued all the barbarians on his borders and forced them to pay tribute. He did not remain quiet, however, nor stay on his side of the Tigris River, but, after scaling its banks and crossing the borders of the Roman empire, he overran Mesopotamia and threatened Syria.

Traveling rapidly, he came to Antioch, after visiting the provinces and the garrison camps in Illyricum; from that region he collected a huge force of troops. While in Antioch he continued his preparations for the war, giving the soldiers military training under field conditions. . . . The Romans suffered a staggering disaster; it is not easy to recall another like it, one in which a great army was destroyed, an army inferior in strength and determination to none of the armies of old.

Now unexpected messages and dispatches upset Alexander and caused him even greater anxiety: the governors in Illyria reported that the Germans [the Alamans] had crossed the Rhine and the Danube rivers, were plundering the Roman empire. . . . Although he loathed the idea, Alexander glumly announced his departure for Illyria. . . . Alexander undertook to buy a truce rather than risk the hazards of war. . . .

The soldiers, however, were not pleased by his action, for the time was passing without profit to them, and Alexander was doing nothing courageous or energetic about the war; on the contrary, when it was essential that he march out and punish the Germans for their insults, he spent the time in chariot racing and luxurious living. . . . They plotted now to kill Alexander and proclaim Maximinus emperor and Augustus. . . . Alexander's troops deserted him for Maximinus, who was then proclaimed emperor by all. . . . Maximinus sent a tribune and several centurions to kill Alexander and his mother, together with any of his followers who opposed them.
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Draped bust, right, SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG
Concord std, CONCORDIA AVGG

RIC 319

Orbiana married Severus Alexander about 235, but her mother-in-law convinced him to banish her to Africa. Herodian recorded: Mamaea secured for Alexander a wife from the aristocracy. Although he loved the girl and lived with her, she was afterward banished from the palace by his mother, who, in her egotistic desire to be sole empress, envied the girl her title. So excessively arrogant did Mamaea become that the girl's father, though Alexander esteemed him highly, could no longer endure the woman's insolence toward him and his daughter; consequently, he took refuge in the praetorian camp, fully aware of the debt of gratitude he owed Alexander for the honors he had received from him, but complaining bitterly about Mamaea's insults. Enraged, Mamaea ordered him to be killed and at the same time drove the girl from the palace to exile in Libya. She did this against Alexander's wishes and in spite of his displeasure, but the emperor was dominated by his mother and obeyed her every command.
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Diademed, draped bust, right, IVLIA MAMAEA AVG

Vesta stg., VESTA

Severus Alexander's mother was the power behind the throne.

RIC 360
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Julia Mamaea Denarius. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right / FELICITAS PVBLIC
RIC 335, RSC 17, BMC 483
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204b. Julia Maesa29 viewsJulia Maesa (about 170- about 226) was daughter of Julius Bassianus, priest of the sun god Heliogabalus, the patron god of Emesa in the Roman province of Syria, and grandmother of the Roman emperor Elagabalus. Like her younger sister Julia Domna, she was among the most important women ever to exercise power behind the throne in the Roman empire.

Julia Maesa was married to Julius Avitus and had two daughters, Julia Mamaea and Julia Soaemias, each one mother of an emperor. Following the accession to the throne of her brother in law Septimius Severus, Julia Maesa moved to Rome to live with her sister. After the murder of her nephew Caracalla, and the suicide of Julia Domna, she was compelled to return to Syria. But the new emperor Macrinus did not proscribe her and allowed her to keep her money. In Syria, Maesa engaged in a plot to overthrow Macrinus and place one of her grandsons, Elagabalus son of Julia Soaemias, in his place. In order to legitimise this pretension, mother and daughter rumoured that the 14-year-old boy was Caracalla's illegitimate son. The Julias were successful, mainly due to the fact that Macrinus was of an obscure origin without the proper political connections, and Elagabalus became emperor.

For her loyalty and support, Elagabalus honored Julia Maesa with the title Augusta avia Augusti (Augusta, grandmother of Augustus). When the teenager proved to be a disaster as emperor (even taking the liberty of marrying a Vestal virgin), Julia Maesa decided to promote Alexander Severus, another of her grandsons. Elagabalus was forced to adopt Alexander as son and was murdered shortly afterwards.

Julia Maesa died in an uncertain date around 226 AD and, like her sister Domna before her, was deified.

Julia Maesa Denarius. PVDICITIA, Pudicitia seated left, raising veil and holding sceptre.

Julia Maesa Denarius. IVLIA MAESA AVG, draped bust right / PVDICITIA, Pudicitia seated left, raising veil and holding sceptre. RIC 268, RSC 36. s2183. No.1502. nVF.
RSC 444, RIC 88
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204c. Julia Soaemias29 viewsJulia Soaemias Bassiana (180-March 11, 222) was the daughter of Julia Maesa, a powerful Roman woman of Syrian origin, and Julius Avitus. She was niece of emperor Septimius Severus and sister of Julia Avita Mamaea.

She was married to Sextus Varius Marcellus, a Syrian Roman of an Equestrian family (meaning not a member of the Roman senate). As members of the imperial Roman family, they lived in Rome, where their numerous children were born. In 217, her cousin emperor Caracalla was killed and Macrinus ascended to the imperial throne. Julia's family was allowed to returned to Syria with the whole of their financial assets. They would not allow the usurper to stand unopposed. Together with her mother, Julia plotted to substitute Macrinus with her son Varius Avitus Bassianus (Heliogabalus). To legitimise this plot, Julia and her mother spread the rumour that the 13-year-old boy was Caracalla's illegitimate son. In 218 Macrinus was killed and Heliogabalus became emperor. Julia then became the de facto ruler of Rome, since the teenager was concerned mainly with religious matters. Their rule was not popular and soon discontent arose. Julia Soaemias and Heliogabalus were killed by the Praetorian Guard in 222. Julia was later declared public enemy and her name erased from all records.

Julia Soaemias Denarius. 220 AD. IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG, draped bust right / VENVS CAELESTIS, Venus seated left, holding scepter, extending her hand to Cupid standing before her. RSC 14.
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205a. Julia Mamaea37 viewsJulia Avita Mamaea (180–235) was the daughter of Julia Maesa, a powerful Roman woman of Syrian origin, and Julius Avitus. She was a niece of emperor Septimius Severus and sister of Julia Soaemias Bassiana.

She was married to Gessius Marcianus had a son, later emperor Alexander Severus. Unlike her sister, Julia Mamaea was reported to be a virtuous woman, never involved in scandals. As a member of the Imperial Roman family, she watched closely the death of her cousin Caracalla and the ascent to power of her nephew Heliogabalus, the oldest grandson of Julia Maesa and her choice to the throne. But eventually Heliogabalus and his mother Julia Soaemias proved incompetent rulers and favour fell on Alexander, Julia's son. He became emperor in 222, following Heliogabalus's murder by the Praetorian Guard. Julia and her mother became regents in the name of Alexander, then 14 years old. Upon adulthood, Alexander confirmed his esteem for his mother and named her consors imperii (imperial consort). It was in this condition that she accompanied her son in his campaigns: a custom started with Julia Domna (Septimius Severus's wife). Thus she travelled to the East, for the campaign against the Parthian empire, and to the Germania provinces. Julia Mamaea was with Alexander in Moguntiacum (modern Mainz), capital of Germania Superior, when he was assassinated by his troops. She suffered the same fate.

Julia Mamaea Denarius. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right / VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & scepter. RSC 81.
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205b. ORBIANA65 viewsGneaea Seia Herennia Sallustia Barbia Orbiana is best known as the wife of Severus Alexander. Possible one of three wives that he had. Little is known of Orbiana. She was from a distinguished family, the daughter of Senator Seius Sallustius Varius Marcinus. She was married to Severus Alexander around 225 when he was about 16. She must have initially met with the favor of Severus Alexander's mother Mamaea but this didn't last long. Orbiana had too much influence with Severus Alexander and this led to direct confrontation with Mamaea. Whether real or not, a plot was found to be led by Orbiana's father to turn the praetorian guards against Severus Alexander and put himself in power. The marriage between Severus Alexander and Orbiana was dissolved at Mamaea's insistence in 227 AD. Shortly later, Sallustius was executed and Orbiana was banished to North Africa.

ORBIANA, wife of Severus Alexander. Augusta, 225 AD. AR Denarius (19mm, 2.83 gm). Diademed and draped bust right / Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopiae. RIC IV 319; RSC 1. VF

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AR denarius
Obv "IVLIA MAMAEA AVG"
Draped bust right
Rev "IVNO CONSERVATRIX"
Juno standing left, peacock at feet
Rome mint
RIC 343
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222b26 viewsJulia Mamaea
AR denarius
Obv "IVLIA MAMAEA AVG"
Diademed draped bust right
Rev "VENERI FELICI"
Venus standing right
Rome mint
RIC 351
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224 AD (?)- JULIA MAMAEA sestertius 31 viewsobv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA (diademed and draped bust right)
rev: VENVS FELIX (Venus seated left, holding statuette and scepter), S-C in ex.
ref: RIC 701, Cohen 69, BMC 197
21.35gms, 30mm
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225 AD - ORBIANA denarius28 viewsobv: SALL.BARBIA.ORBIANA (diademed & draped bust right)
rev: CONCORDIA.AVGG (Concordia seated left on throne, holding patera & double cornucopiae)
ref: RIC319(SevAlex)(S), C.1(20fr.)
2.37gms, rare
Sallustia Barbia Orbiana Augusta was the wife of Severus Alexander who was banished on the whims of Julia Mamaea, who's control of her son she felt was threatened. In 227 on the charge of attempted murder of the emperor, Orbiana was sent in exile to Libya.
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226 AD - JULIA MAMAEA denarius 17 viewsobv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA (diademed & draped bust right)
rev: VESTA (Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & scepter)
ref: RIC360(SevAlex), C.81
2.67gms
She was the mother of Severus Alexander
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230 AD - JULIA MAMAEA sestertius31 viewsobv: IVLIA MAMA-EA AVGVSTA (diademed & draped bust right)
rev: FELICITAS P-VBLICA (Felicitas seated left, holding caduceus & cornucopiae), S-C in ex.
ref: RIC 679 (Sev.Alex), Cohen 26
19.51gms,30mm
Julia Mamaea, daughter of Julia Maesa, sister of Julia Soaemias, and mother of Severus Alexander. On Roman coins she is honoured with the title of Augusta (A.D.222). She was ambitious and ruled under her son, even accompanying him to the Persian War, and her avarice caused her to commit acts of injustice in his name. Julia Mamaea was murdered along with her Imperial son in A.D.235.
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232 AD - JULIA MAMAEA as 15 viewsobv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA (diademed and draped bust right)
rev: FECVNDITAS AVGVSTAE / S.C. (Fecunditas standing left, child at her feet)
ref: RIC669(SevAlex), C.9
7.11gms
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58-01 - JULIA MAESA (218 - 222 D.C) 15 viewsHermana de Julia Domna y abuela de Heliogábalo y Severo Alejandro, Madre de Julia Soemias y Julia Mamaea.

AR Denario 19.5 mm 3.1 gr.

Anv: "IVLIA MAESA AVG" - Busto vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: " PIETAS AVG " – Pietas (La Piedad) de pié a izq., portando una caja de incienso en la mano izq. y poniendo incienso con la der. en una altar encendido ubicado a sus piés.

Ceca: Roma
Acuñada: 218 - 220 D.C.
Rareza: Común

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #263 Pag.50 - DVM #10/1 Pag.210 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #7754 Pag.631 – BMCRE Vol.5 #73/4, Pag.541 – M.Thirion “Le Monnayage d’Elagabal (218-222)” #405 - Cohen Vol.IV #29 Pag.394 - RSC Vol. III #29, Pag.128
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58-01 - JULIA MAESA (218 – 222 D.C) 57 viewsHermana de Julia Domna y abuela de Heliogábalo y Severo Alejandro, Madre de Julia Soemias y Julia Mamaea.

AR Denario 19.5 mm 3.1 gr.

Anv: "IVLIA MAESA AVG" - Busto vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: " PIETAS AVG " – Pietas (La Piedad) de pié a izq., portando una caja de incienso en la mano izq. y poniendo incienso con la der. en una altar encendido ubicado a sus piés.

Ceca: Roma
Acuñada: 218 - 220 D.C.
Rareza: Común

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #263 Pag.50 - DVM #10/1 Pag.210 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #7754 Pag.631 – BMCRE Vol.5 #73/4, Pag.541 – M.Thirion “Le Monnayage d’Elagabal (218-222)” #405 - Cohen Vol.IV #29 Pag.394 - RSC Vol. III #29, Pag.128
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58-02 - JULIA MAESA (218 - 222 D.C)12 viewsHermana de Julia Domna y abuela de Heliogábalo y Severo Alejandro, Madre de Julia Soemias y Julia Mamaea.

AR Denario 19 mm 2.5 gr.

Anv: "IVLIA MAESA AVG" - Busto vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: " SAECVLI FELICITAS " – Felicitas de pié a izquierda, portando un largo caduceo en su brazo izquierdo y pátera en la mano de su brazo derecho extendido sacrificando sobre un altar. ” * “ en campo izquierdo.

Ceca: Roma
Acuñada: 220 - 220 D.C.
Rareza: Común

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #271 Pag.50 - DVM #12 Pag.210 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #7767 Pag.631 – BMCRE Vol.5 #79 – M.Thirion “Le Monnayage d’Elagabal (218-222)” #419 - Cohen Vol.IV #45 Pag.395 - RSC Vol. III #45c.
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58-02 - JULIA MAESA (218 – 222 D.C)33 viewsHermana de Julia Domna y abuela de Heliogábalo y Severo Alejandro, Madre de Julia Soemias y Julia Mamaea.

AR Denario 19 mm 2.5 gr.

Anv: "IVLIA MAESA AVG" - Busto vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: " SAECVLI FELICITAS " – Felicitas de pié a izquierda, portando un largo caduceo en su brazo izquierdo y pátera en la mano de su brazo derecho extendido sacrificando sobre un altar. ” * “ en campo izquierdo.

Ceca: Roma
Acuñada: 220 - 220 D.C.
Rareza: Común

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #271 Pag.50 - DVM #12 Pag.210 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #7767 Pag.631 – BMCRE Vol.5 #79 – M.Thirion “Le Monnayage d’Elagabal (218-222)” #419 - Cohen Vol.IV #45 Pag.395 - RSC Vol. III #45c.
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6. JULIA MAMAEA, Mother of Severus Alexander, Augusta 13 March 222 - February/March 235 AD10 viewsAE Sesterius,Mint: Rome;Date: 226 AD
Ref: RIC 708
Obv: IVLIAMAMAEA AVGVSTA - Diademed, draped bust right.
Rev: VESTA - Vesta standing left, holding Palladium and scepter.
S-C -Senatus Consulto,struck by the public authority of the Senate,"by decree of the Senate".
Size: 17.98gm; 29.3 mm
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61-02 - JULIA MAMAEA (222 - 235 D.C.)59 viewsAR Denario 20 x 18 mm 2.2 gr.
Madre de Severo Alejandro

Anv: "IVLIA MAMAEA AVG" - Busto vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: "IVNO CONSERVATRIX" - Juno velado de pié a izquierda, portando una pátera en mano de brazo derecho extendido y cetro largo vertical en izquierda. A sus piés un Pavo Real con su cabeza viendo de recibir lo que cae de la pátera.

Acuñada 1ra.Emisión 222 D.C.
Ceca: Roma (Off.6ta.)

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #343 Pag.98 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #8212 Pag.678 - BMCRE #43/8 - Cohen Vol.IV #35 Pag.493/4 - RSC Vol. III #35 Pag.149 - DVM #5 Pag.215
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61-02 - JULIA MAMAEA (222 - 235 D.C.)13 viewsAR Denario 20 x 18 mm 2.2 gr.
Madre de Severo Alejandro

Anv: "IVLIA MAMAEA AVG" - Busto vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: "IVNO CONSERVATRIX" - Juno velado de pié a izquierda, portando una pátera en mano de brazo derecho extendido y cetro largo vertical en izquierda. A sus piés un Pavo Real con su cabeza viendo de recibir lo que cae de la pátera.

Acuñada 1ra.Emisión 222 D.C.
Ceca: Roma (Off.6ta.)

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #343 Pag.98 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #8212 Pag.678 - BMCRE #43/8 - Cohen Vol.IV #35 Pag.493/4 - RSC Vol. III #35 Pag.149 - DVM #5 Pag.215
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61-04 - JULIA MAMAEA (222 - 235 D.C.)32 viewsAR Denario 22 x 20 mm 3.0 gr.
Madre de Severo Alejandro

Anv: "IVLIA MAMAEA AVG" - Busto vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: "VES[T]A" - Vesta velada de pié a izquierda, ligeramente viendo a derecha, portando una Victoriola (Palladium) en mano de brazo derecho extendido y cetro largo vertical en izquierda.

Acuñada 6ta.Emisión 226 D.C.
Ceca: Roma (Off.6ta.)

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #360 Pag.99 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #8217 Pag.679 - BMCRE #381/7 - Cohen Vol.IV #81 Pag.497/8 - RSC Vol. III #81 Pag.150 - DVM #11-1 Pag.215
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61-04 - JULIA MAMAEA (222 - 235 D.C.)13 viewsDenario Forrado 22 x 20 mm 3.0 gr.
Antigua Falsificación ??
Madre de Severo Alejandro

Anv: "IVLIA MAMAEA AVG" - Busto vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: "VES[T]A" - Vesta velada de pié a izquierda, ligeramente viendo a derecha, portando una Victoriola (Palladium) en mano de brazo derecho extendido y cetro largo vertical en izquierda.

Acuñada 6ta.Emisión 226 D.C.
Ceca: Roma (Off.6ta.)

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #360 Pag.99 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #8217 Pag.679 - BMCRE #381/7 - Cohen Vol.IV #81 Pag.497/8 - RSC Vol. III #81 Pag.150 - DVM #11-1 Pag.215
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61-06 - JULIA MAMAEA (222 - 235 D.C.)74 viewsFALSIFICACIÓN ANCIANA utilizando equivocadamente el cuño del anverso de una moneda de Julia Mamaea y el del reverso de un denario de su hijo Severo Alejandro.
AE Denario 17 x 19 mm 3.1 gr.

Anv: "IVLIA MAMAEA AVG" - Busto vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: " P M TR P XIII COS III PP " – Sol avanzando a izquierda, levantando su brazo derecho y portando un látigo en la izquierda.

Ceca: NO OFICIAL

Referencias: Anverso copiado de uno de los dos tipos conocidos para Julia Mamaea y el Reverso imitando al denario correspondiente a Severo Alejandro referenciado en RIC Vol.IV Parte II #123 Pag.80 - DVM #49 Pag.213 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #7916 Pag.648 - BMCRE #950/2 - Cohen Vol.IV #448 Pag.446 - RSC Vol. III #448 Pag.142
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61-06 - JULIA MAMAEA (222 - 235 D.C.)16 viewsFALSIFICACIÓN ANCIANA utilizando equivocadamente el cuño del anverso de una moneda de Julia Mamaea y el del reverso de un denario de su hijo Severo Alejandro.
AE Limes Denario 17 x 19 mm 3.1 gr.

Anv: "IVLIA MAMAEA AVG" - Busto vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: " P M TR P XIII COS III PP " – Sol avanzando a izquierda, levantando su brazo derecho y portando un látigo en la izquierda.

Ceca: NO OFICIAL

Referencias: Anverso copiado de uno de los dos tipos conocidos para Julia Mamaea y el Reverso imitando al denario correspondiente a Severo Alejandro referenciado en RIC Vol.IV Parte II #123 Pag.80 - DVM #49 Pag.213 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #7916 Pag.648 - BMCRE #950/2 - Cohen Vol.IV #448 Pag.446 - RSC Vol. III #448 Pag.142
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61-10 - JULIA MAMAEA (222 - 235 D.C.)35 viewsAE Sestercio 28 mm 17.8 gr.
Madre de Severo Alejandro

Anv: "IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVST[A]" - Busto con diadema en forma de medialuna y vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: "FELICITAS PVBLI[CA] - S C" - Felicitas de pié de frente viendo a izquierda, portando un caduceo en mano de brazo derecho extendido y apoyando su codo izquierdo en una columna. Sus piés cruzados.

Acuñada 228 D.C.
Ceca: Roma

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #676 Pag.125 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #8228 Pag.680 - BMCRE #487 - Cohen Vol.IV #21 Pag.492 - DVM #13-1 Pag.215
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61-10 - JULIA MAMAEA (222 - 235 D.C.)13 viewsAE Sestercio 27 mm 19.1 gr.
Madre de Severo Alejandro

Anv: "IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA" - Busto con diadema en forma de medialuna y vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: "FELICITAS PVBLICA - S C" - Felicitas de pié de frente viendo a izquierda, portando un caduceo en mano de brazo derecho extendido y apoyando su codo izquierdo en una columna. Sus piés cruzados.

Acuñada 228 D.C.
Ceca: Roma

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #676 Pag.125 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #8228 Pag.680 - BMCRE #487 - Cohen Vol.IV #21 Pag.492 - DVM #13-1 Pag.215
mdelvalle
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61-12 - JULIA MAMAEA (222 - 235 D.C.)11 viewsAE Sestercio 28 mm 17.8 gr.
Madre de Severo Alejandro

Anv: "IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVST[A]" - Busto con diadema en forma de medialuna y vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: "FELICITAS PVBLI[CA] - S C" - Felicitas de pié de frente viendo a izquierda, portando un caduceo en mano de brazo derecho extendido y apoyando su codo izquierdo en una columna. Sus piés cruzados.

Acuñada 228 D.C.
Ceca: Roma

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #676 Pag.125 - Sear RCTV Vol.II #8228 Pag.680 - BMCRE #487 - Cohen Vol.IV #21 Pag.492 - DVM #13-1 Pag.215
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61-14 - JULIA MAMAEA (222 - 235 D.C.) 13 viewsAE Sestercio 30 mm 25.4 gr.
Madre de Severo Alejandro

Anv: "IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA" - Busto con diadema en forma de medialuna y vestido viendo a derecha.
Rev: "VESTA - S C" - Vesta velada, estante a izq., portando Victoriola en mano der. y largo cetro vert. en izq.

Acuñada 226 D.C.
Ceca: Roma

Referencias: RIC Vol.IV Parte II #708 Pag.127 (Pl.9 #12) - Sear RCTV Vol.II #8236 Pag.681 - BMCRE #389 - Cohen Vol.IV #83 Pag.498 - DVM #20/1 Pag.215
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70. J. Mamaea denarius.11 viewsDenarius, ca 228 AD, Rome mint.
Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG / Diademed bust of Julia Mamaea.
Reverse: FELICITAS PVBLICA / Felicitas standing, legs crossed, holding caduceus and leaning arm on column.
3.01 gm., 20 mm.
RIC #335; Sear #8209.
Callimachus
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71. J. Mamaea sestertius.19 viewsSestertius, ca 224 AD, Rome mint.
Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA / Diademed bust of Julia Mamaea.
Reverse: VENERI FELICI / Venus standing, holding sceptre and Cupid. SC in field on either side.
22.83 gm., 34 mm.
RIC #694; S. # 8232.
Callimachus
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AD 225–235 - IVLIA MAMAEA3 viewsJulia Avita Mamaea was a Syrian noble woman and a Roman regent of the Severan dynasty. She was the mother of Roman Emperor Severus Alexander and served as regent of Rome during his reign.

for obverse, reverse and coin details click here
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Alexander Severus Silver Denarius 39 views59850. Silver denarius, SRCV II 7923, RIC IV 252, RSC III 508a, BMCRE VI 813, VF, scratches, 3.143g, 19.8mm, 0o, Rome mint, 231 - 235 A.D.;

obverse IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG, laureate bust right with drapery on left shoulder;

reverse PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia (or Annona) standing left, stalks of grain in right over modius, anchor in left

Annona with a modius and anchor suggests the arrival of grain by sea from the provinces, especially from Africa, and its distribution to the people. When Severus Alexander was away on his Persian and German campaigns (231-235) he continuously struck Annona types. With the legend PROVIDENTIA AVG, "The Foresight of the Emperor," he assured that, though he was away, he would be carefully monitoring Rome's grain supply!
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AR Denarius of Julia Mamaea/ Vesta 222-235 AD51 views2.17 gr. 19 mm. _4405
Julia Mamaea Denarius. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right / VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & sceptre. RSC 81. RIC 360. sear5 #8217



Antonivs Protti
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Arabia Petraea, Bostra. AE19 Julia Mamaea 35 viewsJulia Mamaea AE19 of Syria, Decapolis, Bostra. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, draped bust right / COLONIA BOSTRA, bust of Zeus-Ammon right.ancientone
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As medallion BMC 541118 viewsObverse: IMPSEVALEXANDAVGIULIAMAMAEAAVG round edge
Busts face to face of Severus Alexander laureate (seen from the front), slightly bearded, draped (and cuirassed?) and Julia Mamaea draped wearing stephane, left hair in waves
MATAVG below busts
Reverse: (FELICITAS TEMPORVM)
Severus Alexander draped, holding globe and mappa, seated left on curule chair, being crowned with wreath by Victory draped, standing left, holding palm-branch; in front, Felicitas draped, standing front, head right, holding loing caduceus in right hand; background centre, female figure draped, standing front, head right, but this feature is lost because the coin has been holed.
BMC 541 (plate 19), RIC 661
Weight, 10.352g; Die axis, 12h
Ex Mabbott Collection (Schulman Galleries 1969, lot 4804)
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As VENVS VICTRIX AVGVSTA15 viewsObverse: IVLIA MAMAEA_AVGVSTA
Bust right, drape, wearing stephane
Reverse: VENVS VICT(R)IX, S and C, left and right, in midfield.
Venus draped, standing front, head turned left, holding helmet in right and a vertical sceptre in left; at foot, left, a shield.
BMC 723, RIC 707
Weight, 10.57 g; die axis, 6h

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B in circular punch126 viewsJulia Mamaea AE 26 As of Rome 224/5 AD obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA rv: VENERI FELICIT RIC 695 cmk. "B" in circular punch on neck 5 mm. Origin of counter mark unknown to me. Cassius
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BCC RI130 viewsRoman Imperial
Julia Mamaea 222-235CE
AE Sestertius, as found.
Obv:IVLIA MAMA EA AVGVSTA
Diademed and draped bust right.
Rev: FELICI TAS PVBLICA S.C.
Felicity std. facing, head left, holding
caduceus and leaning on column.
29x32mm. 18.87g. Axis:30
Sear 22178(1981), RIC 676
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Bithynia, Nicomedia, 064 Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), AE-19, NIKOMHΔЄΩN-ΔIC-NЄΩK, Astakos ?, Not listed ???,80 viewsBithynia, Nicomedia, 064 Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), AE-19, NIKOMHΔЄΩN-ΔIC-NЄΩK, Astakos ?,
avers:- IOVΛIA-MAMAIA-AVG,
revers:- NIKOMHΔЄΩN-ΔIC-NЄΩK, Astakos ?,
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 19mm, weight: 3,47g, axis: 7h,
mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia, date: ??? A.D., ref: Not listed ???,
Q-001
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Bithynia, Nikaia, 064 Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), BMC 105v., AE-19, NI-K-AI-E/ΩN, Three standards, 63 viewsBithynia, Nikaia, 064 Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), BMC 105v., AE-19, NI-K-AI-E/ΩN, Three standards,
avers:- IOVΛIA-MAMAIA-AVΓ, Draped bust right.
revers:- NI-K-AI-E/ΩN, Between and beneath three standards, two badges on the middle standard.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 20-20,5mm, weight: 3,88g, axis: 7h,
mint: Bithynia, Nikaia, date: 222-235 A.D., ref: BMC-105v, SNG-Cop-514, SGI-3421,
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Cilicia, Seleuceia ad Calycadnum, Julia Mamaea, AE2239 views22 mm, 5.03 g
obv: [...]MAMEA CE / BA (in field), draped bust right
rev: CEΛEUKEΩN KAΛYKAΔ, ? standing right, holding ?
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Denarius Julia Mamaea / Denier Julia Mamée25 viewsIVLIA MAMMEA AVG
VESTA

Rome
RIC 360, Cohen 81
Chut
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Denarius PVDICITIA52 viewsAntioch mint
Pudicitia standing left, holding paterna and sceptre, altar at feet
Seaby's Bull. Feb. 63, B1496
weight, 2.463g, 6h
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Denarius; VESTA, RIC 3626 viewsJulia Mamaea Denarius. 3g, 19mm. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right / VESTA, Vesta standing left holding patera and transverse scepter. RIC 362, RSC 85, BMC 440, Sear 8218.Podiceps
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Dupondius Felicitas seated18 viewsObverse: IVLIA MAMA_EA AVGVSTA
Bust right, drape, wearing stephane, all seated in crescent
Reverse: FELICITA_S_PVBLICA, S and C in exergue.
Felicitas draped, seated left on chair, holding up cauceus in right hand and cornucopiae in left
BMC 665 (Plate 22), RIC 681 (Plate 9,3)
Weight, 9.758g; die axis, 12h

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Dupondius FELICITAS TEMP42 viewsObverse: IVLIAMAMAEA_AVGVSTA
Bust right, drape, wearing stephane, all seated in crescent
Reverse: FELICI _TASTEMP, S and C, left and right, low in field.
Felicitas draped, standing front, head left, holding long caduceus vertically in right hand and cornucopiae in left; fold of drapery over left arm
BMC 532 (Plate 18), RIC 682
Weight, 9.494g; die axis, 12h
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Dupondius/As Felicitas temp30 viewsObverse: IVLIAMAMAEA_AVGVSTA
Bust right, drape, wearing stephane
Reverse: FELICI _TASTEMP, S and C, left and right, in midfield.
Felicitas draped, standing front, head left, holding long caduceus vertically in right hand and cornucopiae in left; fold of drapery over left arm
BMC 532 (bust seated in crescent, Plate 18), RIC 682
Weight, 10.699g; die axis, 12h
The metal under the red-brown patina is yellow. FELICITAS TEMP was Mamaea's first middle bronze type to show the crescent below bust as a denominational mark for the dupondius. This coin may therefore represent a transitional specimen.
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EB0506 Julia Mamaea / Vesta17 viewsJulia Mamaea (mother of Severus Alexander), AE Sestertius, 222-235 AD.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, diademed & draped bust right
Rev: VESTA S-C, Vesta standing left, holding Palladium & scepter.
References: RIC IV 708, Cohen 83, BMC 389.
Diameter: 32mm, Weight: 22.685 grams.
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EB0507 Julia Mamaea / Juno9 viewsJulia Mamaea, AE Sestertius, 231 AD.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right.
Rev: IVNO AVGVSTAE, SC below, Juno seated left, holding a flower & a baby in swaddling clothes.
References: RIC IV 683, Cohen 33, BMC 759.
Diameter: 31mm, Weight: 21.46 grams.
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EB0508 Julia Mamaea / Vesta9 viewsJulia Mamaea, AR Denarius, 225-235 AD.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right.
Rev: VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & scepter.
References: RIC IV 360, RSC 81, BMC 381.
Diameter: 19.5mm, Weight: 2.343 grams.
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EB0509 Julia Mamaea / Fecunditas9 viewsJulia Mamaea, AR Denarius, 225-235 AD.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed draped bust right.
Rev: FECVND AVGVSTAE, Fecunditas standing left with cornucopiae & reaching out to boy standing right.
References: RIC IV 331, RSC 5, BMC 917.
Diameter: 19.5mm, Weight: 2.674 grams.
EB
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Egypt, Alexandria, AD 224/225, Julia Mamaea, Dikaiosyne 14 viewsJulia Mamaea
Alexandria
Billon-Tetradrachm
Obv.: IOY MAMAIA CEB MHT CTP, draped bust right
Rev.: L Δ=year 4=(224/225), Dikaiosyne standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae
Billon, 12.08g, 21mm
Ref.: Geißen: --, Dattari: 4479
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EGYPT, Alexandria. Julia Mamaea.10 viewsEGYPT, Alexandria. Julia Mamaea. Augusta, AD 222-235. Potin Tetradrachm (24mm, 12.91 g, 12h). Dated RY 13 of Severus Alexander (AD 233/234). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; palm frond to right; L Γ (date) to upper left. Köln 2541 var. (obv. legend); Dattari (Savio) 4523; K&G 64.122; Emmett 3230.13.ecoli
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Felicitas270 viewsJulia Mamaea, died 235, mother of Severus Alexander
AR - Denar, 3.22g, 19mm
Rome AD 230
obv. IVLIA MA - MAEA AVG
draped bust, diademed head r.
rev. FELICITAS - PVBLICA
Felicitas sitting l., holding caduceus l. and cornucopiae r.,
l. foot on footstool

FELICITAS, personification of 'happiness' in the sense of prosperity and
success, here of the state (PVBLICA)
1 Caduceus, herald's staff, originally carried by Mercury, later decorated
at the top with a pair of serpents and often winged. Suggesting peace,
stability and concord
2 Cornucopiae, 'horns of plenty', overflowing with fruits and ears of grain,
a motif borrowed from Greek art, symbol of prosperty (brought to the people by
the emperor)
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Fouree denarius; Concordia standing left7 viewsJulia Mamaea, Augusta 13 March 222 - February or March 235 A.D., Ancient Counterfeit. Silvered denarius, hybrid with a Severan emperor reverse, VF, illegal mint, 3.300g, 22.2mm, 0o, obverse IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed and draped bust right; reverse P M TR P III COS P P, Concordia standing left, patera in right over altar at feet, cornucopia in left. Ex FORVMPodiceps
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G161 viewsSeverus Alexander Denarius

Attribution: RIC 212, RSC 556
Date: AD 228-231
Obverse: IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate head r.
Reverse: VICTORIA AVG, Victory stg. l., holding wreath and palm
Size: 19.4 mm
Weight: 3.30 grams
(Bust of Severus Alexander: Louvre, Paris)

After being granted the title of Caesar in AD 221, Severus Alexander was elevated to Augustus a year later upon the murder of Elagabalus. To be sure, however, the true power of Alexander’s reign did not lie in his hands, but rather in the cunning of his mother, Julia Mamaea. So much influence and persuasion did she have over her feeble son, that she arranged his marriage to a patrician girl named Orbiana, and then, fearing her father, had her exiled to North Africa and had her father killed. Although Alexander cared for his wife, he did nothing to oppose his mother. Throughout his entire reign, military unrest was a constant. Nevertheless, Alexander needed the military to face a resurging foe, the Persians. In AD 226, Persian king Ardashir or Artaxerxes, rose up against and defeated the Parthian king Artabanus. The great Persian Empire had returned and placed its attention on the territories recently conquered by the Romans in northern Mesopotamia. Alexander launched a campaign to fend off the invading Persians. The Persian War in AD 232 saw heavy losses on both sides and was not viewed as a great victory. No sooner had Alexander returned to Rome when he was brought news of the Germans breaching the Rhine frontier in numerous places. In AD 234, he mustered his troops to confront this new invasion. Alexander preferred diplomacy tried to bribe the Germans into leaving. His troops saw him as a coward and further despised him for limiting their pay and bonuses. They sought new leadership in a Thracian soldier named Maximinus. One morning in AD 235, Maximinus exited his tent and was adorned with the purple imperial cloak over his shoulders and declared emperor by the army. He pretended to be surprised, but this was a staged performance carefully planned out to shift power. Alexander was encamped nearby at Vicus Britannicus and became enraged at the news. Upon the approach of Maximinus and his troops the next day, Alexander’s troops abandoned him and changed sides. “Trembling and terrified out of his wits, Alexander just managed to get back to his tent. There, the reports say, he waited for his executioner, clinging to his mother and weeping and blaming her for his misfortunes…They burst into the tent and slaughtered the emperor, his mother, and all those thought to be his friends or favorites.” – Herodian VI.9
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Ionia, Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Julia Mamaea AE26.41 views
Obv: IOYLIA MAMAIA CEB. Bust of Julia Mamaea r.
Rev: MAGNHTWN E - PI GRA TYXIK, in l. and r. field O - Y. Apollo Kitharoedes standing r., clad in long chiton, holding lyre and plectrum.
Grammatikos TYXIKOC.
ancientone
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Iulia Mamaea - denarius RIC 34321 viewsIulia Mamaea. Silver denarius, minted in Rome, early 222 AD, 2.51g; obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right; reverse: IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, holding patera & scepter, peacock at feet left. RIC 343.Bartosz A
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Iulia Mamaea, AR-Denarius, IVNO CONSERVATRIX, 147 viewsIulia Mamaea, AR-Denarius,
avers:- IVLIA-MAMAEA-AVG,
revers:- IVNO-CONSERVATRIX,
diameter: 18mm
weight: 3,02g
mint:
date:
ref: RIC-343, C-35,
Q-001
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Iulia Mamaea, AR-Denarius, VENVS GENETRIX, 201 viewsIulia Mamaea, AR-Denarius,
avers:-IVLIA-MA-MAEA-AVG,
revers:-VENVS-GE-N-ETRIX,
diameter: 19-20mm
weight: 2,94g
mint:
date:
ref: RIC-355, C-72,
Q-001
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IULIA Mamaea, asse (228 d.C.)54 viewsGiulia Mamea (Iulia Avita Mamaea). Asse, zecca di Roma (228)
AE, gr 12,8; mm. 25,0; 0°. B+
D/ IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, busto diademato e drappeggiato a dx
R/ FELICITAS PVBLICA, SC nel campo. Felicitas stante con le gambe incrociate e caduceo nella mano dx. Gomito sinistro appoggiato a una colonnina
RIC 677, Cohen 22, BMC 495
Provenienza: collezione Berardengo, Roma Italia (14 maggio 2008, numero catalogo 68a); ex collezione A. B. (Venezia, Italia, fino al 2008).
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Iulia Mamaea, denario, R/ IVNO CONSERVATRIX27 viewsIulia Mamaea (222-235 AD), madre di Severo Alessandro. Denario, zecca di Roma, (222 d.C.)
AR, 3,09 gr., 20 mm. BB
D/ IVLIA MAMAEA AVG. busto drappeggiato a dx
R/ IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Iuno stante a sx con patera e scettro, ai suoi piedi un pavone
RIC 343, Cohen 35, BMC 43
Provenienza: collezione Berardengo, Roma Italia (30 giugno 2007, numero catalogo 117); ex collezione Marco Piga (Cagliari Italia, fino al 2007).
paolo
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IVNO AVGVSTAE3 viewsJULIA MAMAEA AR Denarius. Rev. IVNO AVGVSTAE, Juno seated left holding flower and child. 2.5gm, 19 mm. RIC 341, Sear RCV II 8211.Podiceps
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Julia Domna, AE-24. Anemurium, Cilicia. Apollo59 viewsRoman Empire, Julia Domna, AD 193 - 217. AE-24. Anemurium, Cilicia. Year 15? 207 – 208 AD. Her draped bust rt. / Nude Apollo standing lt., holding laurel branch, lyre on stand to left.

Unpublished and the first coin I have ever come across of Julia Domna from this Cilician city. Issues for the Severans are extremely rare before Severus Alexander from Anemurium. The date is speculative and relies on my reading of the inscription, which is half off the flan where the date is. Another specimen would be most helpful in placing this coin into context. The reverse type is the same as one used for Julia Mamaea, SNG Levante Supp. 118.
Fausta
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Julia Maesa - RIC-272 (Elagabalus)81 viewsSister of Julia Domna, mother of Julia Soaemias & Julia Mamaea and grandmother of Elagabalus & Severus Alexander. AR Denarius (220-221 AD). (2.7 gm. 18.9 mm) IVLIA MAESA AVG, her draped bust right. / SAECVLI FELICITAS, Felicitas standing left, sacrificing out of a patera over a lighted altar and holding a caduceus, star in left field. RIC Vol-IV 272. Seaby Vol-III 45b. BMCRE 81-82; RSC 45b1 commentsBud Stewart
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Julia Mamaea59 viewsIVLIA MAMAEA AVG
VENVS GENETRIX
RIC 355, BMC 152, C 72
Rome
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Julia Mamaea44 viewsfr: IULIA MAMAEA AUG
re: FELICITAS PUBLICA
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Julia Mamaea31 viewsJulia Mamaea Denarius
19.6 mm 3.117 gm
O: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG
Diademed draped bust right;
R: VESTA
Vesta veiled standing half-left holding palladium and scepter;
John Campbell
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JULIA MAMAEA26 viewsAR denarius. 226 AD. 2,96 grs. Diademed and draped bust right. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG. / Vesta standing left,holding Palladium and sceptre. VESTA.
RIC 360 (S.Alexander). RSC 81.

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JULIA MAMAEA29 viewsAR denarius. 222-235 AD. 3,47 grs. Diademed & draped bust right. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG / Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and leaning on column, legs crossed. FELICITAS PVBLICA.
RIC 335 (Severus Alexander). RSC 17.


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JULIA MAMAEA24 viewsAR denarius. 1 commentsbenito
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JULIA MAMAEA34 viewsAE 24. Deultum ( Thrace) 222-235 AD. 9.51 g, 6h. Draped bust right, wearing stephane. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG. / Homonoia standing left, holding phiale and cornucopia.COL FL PAC DEVLT. Youroukova, Deultum 164; SNG Bobokov 535 (same dies). benito
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JULIA MAMAEA21 viewsAR denarius. 226 AD. 2,96 grs. Diademed and draped bust right. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG. / Vesta standing left,holding Palladium and sceptre. VESTA.
RIC 360 (S.Alexander). RSC 81.
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JULIA MAMAEA34 viewsAE 24. Deultum ( Thrace) 222-235 AD. 9.51 g, 6h. Draped bust right, wearing stephane. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG. / Homonoia standing left, holding phiale and cornucopia.COL FL PAC DEVLT. Youroukova, Deultum 164; SNG Bobokov 535 (same dies).
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Julia Mamaea 38 viewsDenarius (2,1g - 19mm)
obv. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG
Diademed, draped, bust right
rev. VENVS GENETRIX
Venus standing left holding apple and sceptre, cupid at feet
mint Rome
Struck AD 223
RIC 355
Holger G
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Julia Mamaea8 viewsMother of Severus Alexander Ruling 222-235 AD
AR Denarius, Struck Early 222 AD, Eastern Mint
Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG (unbroken), draped bust right
Reverse: IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno diademed standing left, holding patera and sceptre, peacock at feet
References: RIC IV 343, RSC III 35,
BMC 43, Sear 2310
Size: 20.5mm, 2.9g
Justin L
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JULIA MAMAEA34 viewsAE 31. Bostra (Arabia). 222-235 AD. 16,52 grs. Diademed and draped bust right. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA / City-goddess ( Tyche) standing facing,holding spear with trophy-top and cornucopiae, left foot over river- god, flanked by centaurs, within tetrastyle temple with central arch. N TR A-LEXA-ANDRI-ANAE. In exergue COL BOSTR.
Kindler 39. Spijkerman 55. Rosenberger 45.
Münzen & Medaillen. List 583 # 34.
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Julia Mamaea10 views Julia Mamaea Æ Sestertius, 17.72g. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA Diademed & draped bust right / FELICITAS PVBLICA S-C, Felicity standing half-left, arm on column, holding caduceus. Cohen 21.RIC 676, Cohen 21, BMC 487.Molinari
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Julia Mamaea (222 - 235 A.D.)56 viewsAR Denarius
O: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Diademed and draped bust right.
R:VENVS GENETRIX, Venus standing left, head left, holding scepter and apple; at feet to left, Cupid standing right with hands raised.
Rome
3.6g
20mm
RIC 355 (Severus Alexander), RSC 072
4 commentsMat
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Julia Mamaea (222 - 235 A.D.)49 viewsÆ20
Thrace, Deultum
O: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed and draped bust right.  
R: CFPD, forepart of bull left.
20mm
3.5g
Varbanov (E) 2380; Jurakova 202var.

Rare
2 commentsMat
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Julia Mamaea (222 - 235 A.D.)42 viewsEgypt, Alexandria
Billon Tetradrachm
O: IOV MAMAIA CЄB MHTЄ CЄ K CTPA, draped bust right, wearing stephane.
R: Bust of Athena right, wearing Athenian helmet; LIA in left field, palm in right field.
Alexandria Mint, Year 11, 230/231 AD
11.18g
21mm
Emmett 3093; Dattari (Savio) 10051; BMC 1729; SNG Copenhagen 654.

Published on Wildwinds!
5 commentsMat
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Julia Mamaea (222-235 AD) AR Denarius24 viewsRoman Imperial, Julia Mamaea (222-235 AD) AR Denarius, 1.5g, 19mm

Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Diademed, draped, bust right.

Reverse: VENVS GENETRIX, Venus standing left holding apple and sceptre, cupid at feet.

Reference: RIC 355, RSC 72.

Ex: Octavian Coins
Gil-galad
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JULIA MAMAEA (d. 235 AD), AR denarius, VESTA47 viewsObverse- IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right.
Reverse- VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium and scepter.
RIC 360, RSC 81, 19mm, 3.26 g.
Ex- Mathew Baca, through a swap on Collectors Universe, February, 2012.
Comments: This coin looks a lot sharper and more lustrous in hand. I initially had a casual "take it or leave it" attitude when we were haggling out this swap- I liked this coin but didn't feel like I absolutely HAD to have it. When I got it in hand, though, I was quite happy with the deal.
2 commentslordmarcovan
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Julia Mamaea (daughter of Julia Maesa, mother of Severus Alexander),
222–35 CE
43 viewsAR denarius, Rome, 232 CE; 3.50g. BMCRE 913, RIC 332, RSC 6. Obv: IVLIA MA – MAEA AVG; diademed and draped bust right. Rx: FECVND AVGVSTAE; Fecunditas seated left, reaching out to child before her, elbow resting on back of chair.

Provenance: Purchased privately from FORVM (April 2000).
2 commentsMichael K5
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Julia Mamaea (mother of S. Alexander) AR Denarius.10 viewsRome, AD 222-235. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right / IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Diademed and veiled figure of Juno standing left, holding patera and sceptre; at her feet, peacock standing left. RIC 343 (Alexander); BMCRE 43 (same); RSC 35. 2.10g, 20mm, 6h. Good Very Fine. Toned, an attractive example.Chris C2
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Julia Mamaea (mother of Severus Alexander)8 viewsRIC IV-2 686, Cohen 40

AE (orichalcum) sestertius, 28-31 mm.

Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA [AVGVSTA], diademed bust right.

Rev: IVNO CONSERVATRIX, S-C, Juno veiled standing to front, facing left, holding patera and scepter, peacock at feet.

RIC rarity C
Stkp
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Julia Mamaea (RIC 708, Coin #356)10 viewsRIC 708 (C), AE Sestertius, Rome, 222 - 235 AD.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA Diademed & draped bust right.
Rev: VESTA Vesta standing left, holding Palladium & scepter.
Size: 31.8mm 20.08gm
MaynardGee
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Julia Mamaea * Vesta, Silver Denarius * 222-235 AD.90 views
Julia Mamaea * Vesta, AR Denarius
* Mother of Severus Alexander &nd Cousin of Elegabalus *

Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG * Diademed and draped bust, right facing.
Rev: VESTA * Vesta standing left, holding patera in right hand, arm partially extended, and transverse scepter in her left hand.

Exergue: (None)

Mint: Rome
Struck: 227 AD.

Size: 18 mm.
Weight: 3.32 grams
Die axis: 180°

Condition: Tellingly aged and circulation worn, but still in possession of quite lovely luster on the whole with some subtle toning.

Refs:*
Cohen, 85
BMC, 440
RIC IVii, 362, page 99
SEAR RCV II (2002), 8218, page 679

2 commentsTiathena
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Julia Mamaea - AE sestertius5 viewsRome
230 AD
draped bust right
IVLIA MAMA_EA AVGVSTA
Felicitas seated left holding caduceus and cornucopiae
FELICI_TAS PVBLICA
S C
RIC IV Sev. Alex. 679; Cohen 26, BMC 661
19,84g
Johny SYSEL
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Julia Mamaea - AR denarius14 viewsRome
11 Mar - 31 Dec 222 AD
draped bust right
IVLIA MAMAEA AVG
Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter, peacock at feet left
IVNO CONSERVATRIX
RIC IV 343, RSC III 35, BMCRE VI 43, SRCV II 8212
2,68 g 19-17 mm
Johny SYSEL
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Julia Mamaea - AR denarius3 viewsRome
227 AD
draped bust right
IVLIA MA_MAEA AVG
Vesta standing left holding patera and scepter
VES_TA
SRCV II 8218, RSC III 85, RIC IV 362
2,90 g 20-18 mm
Johny SYSEL
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JULIA MAMAEA . Mother of Severus Alexander. AD 222-235.27 viewsJULIA MAMAEA. Mother of Severus Alexander. AD 222-235.
Silver denarius .21mm, 2.72g
Obverse : IVLIA MAMAEA AVG. Diademed bust right
Reverse : VESTA. Vesta standing left, holding patera and transverse scepter
RIC IV 362
EX AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY. EX LHOTKA. Ex JHE .

Vladislav D
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Julia Mamaea 001 AE Sesterces - Venus, Felicitas19 viewsObverse photo of two Julia Mamaea Sesterces.
More photos of the reverses in my 'Roman Imperial Bronzes' Gallery.

On the right: Julia Mamaea Sestertius w/ 'Felicitas Publica' reverse. Scratches obverse.
19.6 grams.

On the left: Julia Mamaea Sestertius w/ 'Venus Victrix' reverse. VERY bold portrait!
24.9 grams.
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Julia Mamaea 002 - 01 - AE Sestertius - Venus Victrix 30 viewsEmpress Julia Mamaea, Mother of Emperor Severus Alexander (222-235 AD)
AE Sestertius. Struck 228-9 AD - Rome Mint.

obv: JULIA MAMAEA AUGUSTA - Diademed and draped bust right, seen from the front.
rev: VENVS VICTRIX SC - Venus standing left holding helmet & scepter, shield at feet.

24.9 grams - HEAVY!
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*Notes: This is a very thick and large sestertius of Julia Mamaea, great even patina and coloration as well as having a VERY bold and quite pleasant portrait of the Empress! despite some legend letters being worn or off the flan.
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Julia Mamaea 002 - 01 AE Sestertius - Venus Victrix50 viewsEmpress Julia Mamaea, Mother of Emperor Severus Alexander (222-235AD)
AE Sestertius. Struck 228-9 AD - Rome Mint.

obv: JULIA MAMAEA AUGUSTA - Diademed and draped bust right, seen from the front.
rev: VENVS VICTRIX SC - Venus standing left holding helmet & scepter, shield at feet.

24.9 grams - HEAVY!
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*Notes: This is a very thick and large sestertius of Julia Mamaea, great even patina and coloration as well as having a VERY bold and quite pleasant portrait of the Empress! despite some legend letters being worn or off the flan.
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Julia Mamaea 002 - 02 - AE Sestertius - Venus Victrix 11 viewsEmpress Julia Mamaea, Mother of Emperor Severus Alexander (222-235 AD)
AE Sestertius. Struck 228-9 AD - Rome Mint.

obv: JULIA MAMAEA AUGUSTA - Diademed and draped bust right, seen from the front.
rev: VENVS VICTRIX SC - Venus standing left holding helmet & scepter, shield at feet.

24.9 grams - HEAVY!
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Julia Mamaea 002 - 03 - AE Sestertius - Venus Victrix 12 viewsEmpress Julia Mamaea, Mother of Emperor Severus Alexander (222-235 AD)
AE Sestertius. Struck 228-9 AD - Rome Mint.

obv: JULIA MAMAEA AUGUSTA - Diademed and draped bust right, seen from the front.
rev: VENVS VICTRIX SC - Venus standing left holding helmet & scepter, shield at feet.

24.9 grams - HEAVY!
rexesq
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Julia Mamaea 002 - 04 - AE Sestertius - Venus Victrix 19 viewsJulia Mamaea AE Sestertius. 228-9 AD.

obv: JULIA MAMAEA AUGUSTA - Diademed and draped bust right, seen from the front.
rev: VENVS VICTRIX SC - Venus standing left holding helmet & scepter, shield at feet.

24.9 grams - heavy
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*Notes: This is a very thick and large sestertius of Julia Mamaea, great even patina and coloration as well as having a VERY bold and quite pleasant portrait of the Empress! despite some legend letters being worn or off the flan.
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Julia Mamaea 003 AE Sestertius 'Felicitas Publica'27 viewsJulia Mamaea, Mother of Severus Alexander
obv: JULIA MAMAEA AUGUSTA - Diademed and draped bust right. Seen from front. Grafitti/Scratches
rev: FELICITAS PUBLICA SC - Felicity standing facing, head left, holding caduceus and leaning on column.
19.6 g
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Julia Mamaea 003 AE Sestertius 'Felicitas Publica'17 viewsJulia Mamaea, Mother of Severus Alexander
obv: JULIA MAMAEA AUGUSTA - Diademed and draped bust right. Seen from front. Grafitti/Scratches
rev: FELICITAS PUBLICA SC - Felicity standing facing, head left, holding caduceus and leaning on column.
19.6 g
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Julia Mamaea 003 Sestertius with Severus Alexander Sestertius26 viewsJulia Mamaea 'FELICITAS PUBLICA' AE Sestertius,19.6 grams
next to
Severus Alexander 'MARS ULTOR' AE Sestertius. 22.3 grams.
2 commentsrexesq
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Julia Mamaea 004 Sestertius with Severus Alexander Sestertius 00217 viewsMother and Son.
Venus and Mars.

Julia Mamaea - VENUS VICTRIX -SC- - Venus holding helmet and sceptre, shield at her feet.
AD 228-9. 24.9 grams.
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Severus Alexander - MARS ULTOR - Mars advancing, in the ready-for-action-position, holding spear and shield. 'S C' to either side of Mars.
AD 232. 22.3 grams.
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Julia Mamaea AE Sesterces - Venus, Felicitas - Edge 0134 viewsright - Felicitas Publica reverse - 19.6 grams

left - Venus Victrix reverse - 24.9 grams
2 commentsrexesq
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Julia Mamaea AE Sesterces - Venus, Felicitas - Edge 0221 viewsright - Felicitas Publica reverse - 19.6 grams

left - Venus Victrix reverse - 24.9 grams
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Julia Mamaea AE Sesterces - Venus, Felicitas - Edge 0317 viewsright - Felicitas Publica reverse - 19.6 grams

left - Venus Victrix reverse - 24.9 grams
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Showing the difference in thickness between these two Sesterces of the same Empress.
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Julia Mamaea AE Sestertius19 viewsObv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA - Diademed, draped bust right.
Rev: FELICITAS PVBLICA - Felicitas leaning on column and holding caduceus.
Mint: Rome
Date: Undated
Ref: RIC 676, Cohen 21
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Julia Mamaea AE Sestertius17 views228 AD. Rome mint.
Obv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA - Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea right.
Rev.: FELICITAS PVBLICA - Felicitas standing facing, head left, holding caduceus and leaning on column to right.
RIC 676. BMC 487. Cohen 21.
1 commentsMinos
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Julia Mamaea AE Sestertius - Venus Victrix - 24.9 grams134 viewsJulia Mamaea AE Sestertius. 228-9 AD.

obv: JULIA MAMAEA AUGUSTA - Diademed and draped bust right, seen from the front.
rev: VENVS VICTRIX SC - Venus standing left holding helmet & scepter, shield at feet.
24.9 grams - heavy
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Julia Mamaea AE18 Antioch16 viewsObv.
IOY A MAMEA CEBACTH
Draped bust of Julia Mamaea right, wearing stephane

Rev.
SC above eagle, encircled by wreath fastened at top with garland

McAlee 859a Extremely Rare
ancientdave
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Julia Mamaea AE19 Antioch17 viewsObv.
IOY A MAMEA CEBACTH
Draped bust of Julia Mamaea right, wearing stephane

Rev.
SC above eagle, encircled by wreath fastened at top with star

McAlee 859b Very Rare
ancientdave
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Julia Mamaea AE28 of Deultum, Thrace23 views25mm.,8,00g.
Julia Mamaea AE26mm of Deultum, Thrace. IVLIAMA MAEAAVG, Diademed and draped bust right / COL FL PAC DEVLT, Artemis advancing right, drawing arrow and holding bow; hound at her feet. Varbanov 1977. Moushmov 3613 _3719
Antonivs Protti
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Julia Mamaea Alexandria9 viewsBI tetradrachm
29 Aug 233 - 28 Aug 234 AD
diademed and draped bust right
IOYΛ* MAMAIA CEB__MHTE CEB K CTP
Elpis standing left, wearing chiton, holding flower and her dress; palm branch left
L IΓ
Geißen: --, Milne 3141 var., Dattari: 4484 var.
13,9g
ex Dionysos

Legend looks more like IOY A MAMAIA ... but I haven't ever seen this legend documented only IOYΛ MAMAIA ...
Johny SYSEL
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Julia Mamaea AR Denarius40 viewsJulia Mamaea. Mother of Severus Alexander.
Died 235 AD.
Silver Denarius 2.6 gm
Rome 226 AD
Ov : IVLIA MAMAEA AVG; Diademed and draped bust, rt.
Rv : VESTA; Vesta standing, left, holding Palladium and sceptre.

Sear #8217 (RCV Vol II, 2002)
Scotvs Capitis
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Julia Mamaea AR Denarius21 viewsRoman Imperial, Julia Mamaea AR Denarius, 3.1g, 19mm

Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Diademed, draped bust right, hair in horizontal waves.

Reverse: FECVND AVGVSTAE, Fecunditas standing half-left, holding hand over child and cornucopiae, child standing right before, lifting up arms.

Reference: RIC 331, RSC 5, BMC 917, RCV 8207

Ex: Praefectus Coins +photo
Gil-galad
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Julia Mamaea AR Denarius RIC 238, Felicity22 viewsOBV: IVLIA MAMEAE AVG, diademed and draped bust right
REV: FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicity seated left, holding caduceus and cornucopia


Struck at Rome, 230 AD
1 commentsLegatus
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Julia Mamaea AR Denarius RIC 360, Vesta12 viewsOBV: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right
REV: VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & scepter
2.5g, 20mm

Struck at Rome, 225-8 AD
Legatus
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Julia Mamaea As31 viewsAE As
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA
Rev: VESTA SC ; Vesta stg. l., holding patera and scepter

RIC 711, C. 89.
BMC 448 pl. 15.
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Julia Mamaea As21 viewsJulia Mamaea (Augusta)
AE As
IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA - Diademed and draped bust right
FELICITAS AVG - Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus & cornucopia

Not in RIC
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Julia Mamaea Bust and Denarius Portrait Face Features Comparison41 viewsAmazing match!Antonivs Protti
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Julia Mamaea Denarius30 viewsJulia Mamaea Denarius. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right / VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & scepter.

RIC 360 , RSC 81.
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Julia Mamaea Denarius19 viewsJulia Mamaea Denarius.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right
Rev: VENVS VICTRIX, Venus standing front, head left, holding helmet & scepter, shield at feet.

RIC 358 , RSC 76.

1 commentsTanit
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Julia Mamaea denarius24 viewsPIETAS AVGVSTAE
mother of Severus Alexander
Tibsi
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Julia Mamaea Denarius12 viewsJulia Mamaea AR Denarius
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right
Rev: VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & scepter.

RIC 360 , RSC 81.
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Julia Mamaea Denarius32 viewsSilver denarius, RIC IV 335, RSC III 17, BMCRE VI 483, EF, toned, Rome mint, obverse IVL MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right; reverse FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left, caduceus in right, resting left elbow on column;

Ex Spink
1 commentsPhiloromaos
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Julia Mamaea Denarius12 viewsJULIA MAMAEA
AR Denarius
OBV: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right
REV: FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing front, head left, legs crossed, holding caduceus & leaning left arm on column.

RIC-IVb- 335
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Julia Mamaea Denarius - Felicitas (RIC 335)35 viewsAR Denarius
Rome, 222-235 AD
3.43g

Obv: Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea (R)
IVLIA MAMAEA AVG

Rev: Felicitas standing front, head to left, legs crossed, holding caduceus in her right hand and leaning on column with her left elbow.
FELICITAS PVBLICA

RIC 335, BMC 483, Cohen 17

Leu Numismatik Web Auction 6, Lot 1062
ex. Maggiore Collection, formed in the late 1970s to early 2000s.

Julia Avita Mamaea (180–235) was the second daughter of Julia Maesa, a powerful Roman woman of Syrian origin, and Syrian noble Gaius Julius Avitus Alexianus. She was a niece of empress Julia Domna and sister of Julia Soaemias Bassiana (mother of Elegabalus). She was born and raised in Emesa (modern Homs, Syria). She was the mother of Roman Emperor Alexander Severus and served as regent of Rome and de facto ruler during her son's reign.

In 232, mother and son were sent north to deal with a German attack. Alexander so alienated the Rhine legions by his lack of military prowess and his inflexibility towards pay that the troops proclaimed Maximinus Thrax as emperor in 235. Troops sent to kill Alexander found him clinging to his mother in a tent. Mother and son were butchered together, ending the Severan dynasty.
3 commentsOptimo Principi
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Julia Mamaea Denarius Felicitas24 viewsOb. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right
Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing, head left, holding caduceus & resting arm on column
Ref. RIC 335

IVLIA MAMAEA AVG Julia Mamaea is your Augustae
FELICITAS PVBLICA Good happiness to you, the public
-:Bacchus:-
Bacchus
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Julia Mamaea Denarius RIC 343, Juno15 viewsOBV: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right
REV: IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, holding patera & scepter, peacock at feet left


Minted at Rome, 222 AD
Legatus
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Julia Mamaea Denarius RIC IVb 36056 viewsRome mint, Julia Mamaea Denarius, 222-235 A.D. AR 20mm 3.13g, RIC IVb 360, RSC 81, BMC 381
O: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right
R: VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & scepter
4 commentscasata137ec
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Julia Mamaea Denarius(fouree). 221-2 AD. C-36. Pudicitia seated23 viewsJulia Mamaea Denarius. 221-2 AD. C-36. Pudicitia seated left drawing veil over head & holding sceptre, back of throne omitted. 2.48 gr.
RSC 36. RIC 347.
Antonio Protti
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Julia Mamaea Denarius, struck AD 228 at Rome mint. 28 viewsObv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right, wearing stephane.
Rev: FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left, left leg crossed, holding caduceus in right hand and leaning left elbow on column.
3,48 g, 19 mm. RIC 335
1 commentsAntonivs Protti
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Julia Mamaea Denarius.48 viewsJulia Mamaea Denarius.
18.2 0º
Early 222 AD. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right / IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, holding patera & scepter, peacock at feet left. RSC 35.
RIC 343
sear5 #8212
Tkonnova
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Julia Mamaea Denarius. 5 viewsJulia Mamaea Denarius. Early 222 AD.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right
Rev: IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, holding patera & scepter, peacock at feet left.

RIC 343 , RSC 35.

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Julia Mamaea Fecunditas22 viewsJulia Mamaea, Billon Denarius, 18mm, 2.5g, 222 - 235 AD, Niece of Septimius Severus, sister of Julia Soaemias, mother of Severus Alexander, cousin of Caracalla,
aunt of Elagabalus. Regent and Consort for and of Severus Alexander 222-235 AD. Silver or Billon Denarius ,
OBV: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed draped bust right
REV: FECVND AVGVSTAE, Fecunditas standing left with cornucopiae & reaching out to boy standing right
RSC 5. RIC 331, bmcre 917
Romanorvm
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Julia Mamaea Felicitas denarius- RIC 33579 viewsObv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG
Julia Mamaea's bust, diademed and draped, right

Rev: FELICITAS PVBLICA
Felicitas standing, facing, head left, legs crossed holding caduceus in right hand and resting left arm on column.

Rome Mint, 228 A.D.
RIC 335. BMCRE 483. RSC 17. RCV (Sear) 8209.

This coin was minted during the reign of Julia Mamaea's son Sevreus Alexander. Mamaea was the daughter of Julia Maesa (Julia Domna's sister).
C. Caesar Germ.
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Julia Mamaea from Nicaea21 viewsObv: IOVLIA MAMAIA AVG - Draped bust right.
Rev: NIKEWN - Three standards.
Mint: Nicaea
Date: 222-235 AD
Ref: Help please
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Julia Mamaea Sestertius15 viewsJulia Mamaea AE Sestertius. 232 AD. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, diademed & draped bust right / FECVNDITAS AVGVSTAE S-C, Fecunditas standing left extending hand to a child left & holding a cornucopiae.

RIC 668 ; Cohen 8.

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Julia Mamaea Sestertius37 viewsAE Sestertius, 224 AD.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA , Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right, wearing stephane.
Rev: VENVS FELIX S C , Venus seated left, holding Cupid on her right hand and a long scepter with her left.

BMC197. C69. RIC701.

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Julia Mamaea Sestertius13 viewsAE Sestertius
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA
Rev: FELECITAS PVBLICA S C; Felecitas stg. l., leaning on column, holding caduceus

C.21
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Julia Mamaea Sestertius14 viewsJulia Mamaea AE Sestertius. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed draped bust right / VENERI FELICI, Venus standing front, head right, holding Cupid & scepter.

RIC IV 694 (Alexander); BMCRE 190; Banti 16.
Tanit
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Julia Mamaea Sestertius13 viewsAE Sestertius, 224 AD.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA , Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right, wearing stephane.
Rev: VENVS FELIX S C , Venus seated left, holding Cupid on her right hand and a long scepter with her left.

BMC197. C69. RIC701.
Tanit
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Julia Mamaea Sestertius9 viewsJULIA MAMAEA, mother of Severus Alexander. Augusta, 222-235 AD. Æ Sestertius Struck 224 AD. Diademed and draped bust right / Venus standing right, holding sceptre and Cupid.

RIC IV 694 (Alexander); Banti 16; Cohen 62.
Tanit
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Julia Mamaea Sestertius4 viewsAE Sestertius
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA
Rev: FELECITAS PVBLICA S C; Felecitas seated l., holding caduceus and cornucopiae

RIC 679
Tanit
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Julia Mamaea Sestertius8 viewsJulia Mamaea AE Sestertius. Rome Mint 224 AD.

Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, wearing stephane.
Reverse: VENVS FELIX, SC in exergue, Venus seated left, holding Cupid in right hand, scepter in left.

RIC IV: 701
1 commentsTanit
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Julia Mamaea Sestertius Venus Victrix19 viewsJulia Mamaea AE Sestertius. 228-9 AD. VENVS VICTRIX S C, Venus standing left holding helmet & scepter, shield at feet. Cohen 78.
Ref Julia Mamaea AE Sestertius, RIC 705, Cohen 78, BMC 718. Sear 8235
mattpat
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Julia Mamaea Sestertius-Felicitas16 viewsAE Sestertius, 228 AD Rome Mint
Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA Diademed & draped bust right
Reverse: FELICITAS PVBLICA S-C, Felicitas standing half-left, arm on column, holding caduceus.
RIC 676; Cohen 21
30mm, 23.2gm
Jerome Holderman
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Julia Mamaea Snake around torch22 viewsNicaea,Bithynia. Obverse legend: IOYLIA MAMAIA AYG Reverse legend:Nikaiewn tiberiusjulius
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Julia Mamaea Tyche Bostra26 viewsJulia Mamaea, AE22, Bostra Decapolis, 222 - 235 AD, Ros 46, SNG ANS 6 1231,
OBV: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, diademed and draped bust right
REV: COLONIA BOSTRA, draped and turreted bust of Tyche left holding cornucopia
Romanorvm
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Julia Mamaea Vesta RIC 36019 viewsJulia Mamaea, Rome, 226 AD, 18mm, 2.5g, RIC IVii, 360, page 99 - Cohen 81 - SEAR RCV II (2002), #8217
OBV: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed and draped bust right
REV: VESTA, Vesta standing half left, holding palladium and scepter
Romanorvm
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Julia Mamaea – RIC-360 (Severus Alexander)55 viewsDaughter of Julia Maesa and mother of Severus Alexander. Rome mint, 226AD. Silver denarius, (3.131 gm, 19.7 mm, die axis 180o), Rome mint, obverse IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed draped bust right; reverse VESTA, Vesta veiled standing half-left, palladium in right, long scepter in left; RSC III 81, RIC IV 360, RCV 8217, BMC 3811 commentsBud Stewart
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Julia Mamaea, AD 222-235.8 viewsAR Denarius, 21mm, 3.2g, 6h; Rome mint.
Obv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG; Draped bust right.
Rev.: FELICITAS PVBLICA; Felicitas standing front, head turned left, legs crossed, holding caduceus and leaning left arm on column.
Reference: RIC IVb 335, p. 98 / 17-107-60
John Anthony
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Julia Mamaea, AD 222-235.13 viewsÆ27, 10.5g, 6h; MESOPOTAMIA, Nisibis.
Obv.: IOV MAMЄA CEBACTH; Diademed and draped bust right, on large crescent.
Rev.: CЄΠ KO[ΛO NISI]BI MHT; Veiled and turreted bust of Tyche right; star to right; ram leaping right above, head reverted.
Reference: Lindgren & Kovacs 2601 / 17-303-105
John Anthony
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Julia Mamaea, AE Sestertius RIC IV 67914 viewsJulia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander. Æ Sestertius
Struck 228 CE.
Obverse: IVLIAMAMA EAAVGVSTA, Diademed and draped bust right.
Reverse: FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas seated left, holding caduceus in right hand and cornucopiae in left. S C below
RIC IV 679 (Severus); Cohen 26. 31.1 mm., 21.4 g.
NORMAN K
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Julia Mamaea, AE-29. Antioch, Syria. City-Goddess on rocks109 viewsRoman Empire, Julia Mamaea, the mother of Severus Alexander. AD 222 - 235. AE-29. Antioch, Syria. Her diademed and draped bust rt. / City-Goddess seated lt. on rocks, river-god Orontes swimming at her feet. Beautiful patination!3 commentsFausta
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Julia Mamaea, AR Denarius. AD 222. Very First Issue From Rome With Original Legend86 viewsImperial Rome, Julia Mamaea, the mother of Severus Alexander. Augusta, AD 222 - 235. AR Denarius, AD 222. Rome. 3.25g. 7h. IVLIA MAMIAS AVG, her draped bust rt. / IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing rt., looking lt., holding a patera and a sceptre, peacock at her feet. RIC 343 note (incorrect assumption about mint). EF and a beautiful example!

A very rare issue of Julia Mamea which represents the initial issue from Rome in her name, which also occurs on the sestertii and dupondii. Then MAMIAS was corrected to MAMAEA and the same IVNO CONSERVATRIX rev. type was continued in all denominations. Another interesting aspect of this coin is the pose of Juno. All the weight is placed on her left leg on this coin along with the earliest issues bearing the new spelling MAMAEA. Thereafter the bulk of the IVNO CONSERVATRIX depicts Juno placing her weight on her right leg.

As an empress collector I thank Curtis Clay for trading me this coin and alerting me to it's significance.

A very rare and interesting piece!
Fausta
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Julia Mamaea, BMC 491 variant26 viewsAntioch mint, Julia Mamaea, 222-235 A.D. AE, 32mm 17.39g, BMC 491 variant
O: IOVAIA MAMEA CEBACTH, diademed and draped bust right
R: ANTIOXEWN MHTPO (or similar), Tyche seated left on rocks, holding grain-ears & resting on rocks; star in left field, river-god Orontes swimming left below; above, ram leaping left, head right.
casata137ec
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Julia Mamaea, c. AD 180 - 235 6 viewsAR denarius, 20mm, 2.4g, 6h; Rome mint.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG; Draped bust of Julia Mamaea right
Rev: IVNO CONSERVATRIX; Juno standing, draped and veiled, looking left, holding patera and long scepter, with peacock at left her feet.
Reference: RIC IVb 343, p. 98
John Anthony
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Julia Mamaea, Denarius, IVNO CONSERVATRIX20 viewsAR Denarius
Julia Mamaea
Circa 190AD - 235AD
Issued: 222 - 235AD
19.0mm
O: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG; Draped bust, right.
R: IVNO CONSERVATRIX; Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter, peacock to left.
Rome Mint
Sear 8212; BMC 43; RIC 343; RSC 35.
Aorta: 36: B4, O1, R20, T23, M2.
Jonathan Kern CICF 2013 4/3/17
1 commentsNicholas Z
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Julia Mamaea, Deultum17 viewsJULIA MAMAEA. DEULTUM. AE 25, 8.67 grams, 24.86mm
Obverse: IVLIA (MA)MAEA AVG, Her diademed draped bust right.
Reverse: (C)OL FL PAC DEVLTE
Mother of Severus Alexander, Daughter of Julia Maesa
Murdered with her son in 235 C.E.
NORMAN K
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Julia Mamaea, Felicitas331 viewsO: IVLIA MA-MAEA AVG
Draped bust right
R: FELICI-TA-S PVBLICAE
Felicitas standing left, leaning on column with legs crossed, holding caduceus

RIC 335, S 8209 Rome Mint (year 222-235)
Ar Denarius; 2.80g;19mm

My current favorite coin I own =)
8 commentsarizonarobin
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Julia Mamaea, Felicitas91 viewsIVLIAMAMAEAAVGVSTA
Diademed, draped bust right

FELICITASPVBLICA
Felicitas seated left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae

SC

RIC 679 (Severus Alexander), BMC 661
Sestertius; 20.36g; 30mm
1 commentsarizonarobin
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Julia Mamaea, Flaviopolis50 views6.22g and 22-23mm
Julia Mamaea, Flaviopolis

draped bust right
The Dioskouroi standing vis-à-vis, each holding spear and clasping hands

SNG Ziegler 513, SNG France 2 (2194) and Lindgren III (832)

Thank you Joe W., Luigi and Lars for the attribution


arizonarobin
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Julia Mamaea, Juno29 viewsAr denarius, 3.56g; 18-19mm

IVLIA MAMAEA AVG
draped bust right

IVNO CONSERVATRIX
Juno standing left with patera and scepter, peacock at feet

RIC 343, RSC 35, BMCRE 43
1 commentsRobin Ayers
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Julia Mamaea, Juno with peacock, Silver Denarius * 222-235 A.D.66 views
AR Denarius

Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG. Draped bust, right.
Rev: IVNO CONSERVATRIX. Juno* standing left, holding patera in left hand and scepter in right hand, peacock at her feet to left and both left-facing.

Mint: Rome
Struck: 222 AD.

Size: 1.9 cm.
Weight: 3.1 grams.
Die axis: 0 degs.

Beautiful clear luster, with ‘minor’ shock damage to lower edge.

RIC IV/2, 343; C.35
Sear 2310
BMCR.43

* Olympian

Mamaea's imperial title was Iulia Augusta, mater Augusti nostri et castrorum et senatus et patriae, recalling the titulature of Julia Domna. Her position in the government was confirmed by the title consors imperii. Recognized as religiosissima, she had conversation with Origen while in the East as She accompanied Alexander on campaign there against the Persians in 230-231. In 235, she was with him in Germany, at Mainz, when they were assassinated by the troops, with Maximinus Thrax chosen as successor. She suffered damnatio memoriae.
Tiathena
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Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander 21 viewsObv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed, draped bust of Julia Mamaea facing right.

Rev: VESTA, Vesta, veiled, standing left, holding a patera in her right hand and a traverse spear in her left.

Silver Denarius, Rome mint, 227 AD

3.1 grams, 18 mm, 180°

RIC IVii S. Alexander 364, RSC 85, S8218, VM 11/2
SPQR Coins
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Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander15 viewsObv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust of Julia Mamaea facing right.

Rev: IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno, diademed and veiled, standing left, holding a patera and scepter; at her feet a peacock stands with its head turned to catch drops out of patera.

Silver Denarius, Rome mint, 222 AD

3.2 grams, 19 mm, 0°

RIC IVii S. Alexander 343, RSC 35, S8212, VM 5
SPQR Coins
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Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander31 viewsObv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed, draped bust of Julia Mamaea facing right.

Rev: VENVS VICTRIX, Venus standing left, holding a helmet in her right hand and a scepter in her left; at her feet, to the left, is a shield.

Silver Denarius, Rome mint, 231 AD

2.8 grams, 19.15 mm, 0°

RIC IVii S. Alexander 358, RSC III 76, S8216, VM 10
1 commentsMatt Inglima
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Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander. Augusta, 222-235 CE.159 viewsAR Denarius (20 mm, 2.95 gm). Rome mint, 232 CE.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed and draped bust right.
Rev: FECVND AVGVSTAE, Fecunditas seated left, reaching out to child.
RIC 332; BMC 913; Sear 8208; Cohen 6; RSC 6.
EmpressCollector
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Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander. Augusta, 222-235 CE.226 viewsOrichalcum Sestertius (30.6 mm). Rome mint, 230-231 CE.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, Diademed and draped bust, r.
Rev: VENVS VICTRIX SC, Venus standing l., holding helmet and scepter, shield at feet.
RIC 705; Sear 8235; BMC 718; Cohen 78.
1 commentsEmpressCollector
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Julia Mamaea, Nicaea23 viewsJulia Mamaea
Nicaea
IOVLIA MAMAIA AVG
draped bust right

NI-K-AI-E
3 Standards /WN beneath
BMC 105
arizonarobin
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Julia Mamaea, Nicaea17 viewsAe 20mm; 5.2g
Nicaea, Bithynia

IOVLIA MAMAIA AVG
draped bust right

NIKA-IEWN
snake entwined torch
Robin Ayers
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Julia Mamaea, RIC 34115 viewsIVLIA MAMAEA AVG
AR denarius, 19mm, 2.39g
IVNO AVGVSTAE
Diademed draped bust right
Juno seated left holding flower and short scepter
novacystis
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Julia Mamaea, RIC IV-335 Rome9 viewsAR Denarius
Rome mint, 228-230 A.D.
16mm, 1.08g
RIC IV-335, RCVv.2-8209

Obverse:
IVLIA MAMAEA AVG
Diademed and draped bust right.

Reverse:
FELICITAS PVBLICA
Felicitas standing front, head turned left, legs crossed, holding caduceus and leaning left arm on column.
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Julia Mamaea, Sestertius 56 viewsRome mint, AD 228
IVLIA MAMA EA AVGVSTA, Draped and diademed bust right
FELICITAS PVBLICA, Fleicitas standing left, holding caduceus and leaning on column. SC in field
20.64 gr
Ref : Cohen # 21, RCV # 8228
Potator II
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Julia Mamaea, sestertius (Boyd collection)49 viewsJulia Mamaea, sesterzio, zecca di Roma
AE, 19.50 gr, 29,2 mm, EF-/VF
D/ IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA busto drappeggiato a dx
R/ IVNO AVGVSTAE S C, Juno seduta a sinistra, tiene un fiore e un fanciullo in fasce
RIC 683
Provenienza: collezione Berardengo, Roma Italia (6 dicembre 2008, numero catalogo 37), ex Antony Wilson collection (Yorkcoins, London-New York, 2005) ex Baldwin's Auctions 42 (London, 26 settembre 2005, lotto 540), ex W.C. Boyd collection (London, dal 17 febbraio 1892), ex Sotheby's (London, 17 febbraio 1892, parte del lotto 385).
paolo
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Julia Mamaea, Sestertius - *117 viewsRome mint, AD 224
IVLIA MAMA EA AVGVSTA, Draped and diademed bust right
VENERI FELICI, Venus standing right, holding Cupid and a sceptre. SC in field
17.85 gr
Ref : RIC # 694, RCV # 8232, Cohen # 62
3 commentsPotator II
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Julia Mamaea, sestertius of AD 23522 viewsÆ Sestertius (17.02g, Ø31mm, 12h), Rome mint, Struck AD 235
Obv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea facing right.
Rev.: VENVS FELIX (around) S C (in ex.), Radiate Venus seated left, holding a statuette and a long sceptre.
RIC (Severus Alexander) 701; Cohen 69
ex Cayón auction (June 2010)

Julia Mamaea was the mother of Severus Alexander
1 commentsCharles S
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Julia Mamaea, Tomis15 viewsAe 23mm; 5.98g
Tomis, Thrace

IOVLIA- [MAMAI AVG]
draped bust right

MHTRO PONTOY TOMEWC
Nike/Nemesis advancing left with wreath and palm
Gamma in left field

AMNG 3297 (Thank you Lars and Gordian Guy for the ID)
Robin Ayers
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Julia Mamaea, Venus53 viewsO: IVLIA MA-MAEA AVG
Draped bust right
R: VENVS V-I-CTRIX
Venus standing left holding helmet and scepter, shield to left

RIC 358, S8216
Ar Denarius; 2.14g; 19mm
arizonarobin
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Julia Mamaea, Venus43 viewsJulia Mamaea

IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA
draped, diademed bust right

VENVS VICTRIX
Venus standing left, holding scepter and helmet, shield at feet

Sestertius; 23.96g, 33mm
RIC IV 705 (Sev. Alexander); BMCRE 719 (Sev. Alexander); Cohen 7
3 commentsarizonarobin
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Julia Mamaea, Vesta84 viewsO: IVLIA MAMAEA - AVGVSTA
Draped bust right
R: VESTA
Vesta standing left holding Palladium and scepter; SC across fields

RIC 708
Ae Sestertius; 21.56g; 30mm
Prov. Joseph Baran
1 commentsarizonarobin
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Julia Mamaea, Vesta38 viewsIVLIA MAMAEA AVG
Diademed and draped bust right

VESTA
Vesta standing, left, holding Palladium and sceptre

AR Denarius;18mm;1.97g
RIC IV 360 (Severus Alexander); BMCRE 381 (Severus Alexander); RSC 8
arizonarobin
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Julia Mamaea, Vesta36 viewsIVLIA MA-MAEA AVG
diademed draped bust right

VESTA
Vesta standing, facing, head left, holding palladium and sceptre

RIC 360, Cohen 81, Sear 8217

The photo actually brings out the flaws in the coin, it looks much nicer in hand- I bought this one for
the little detailed palladium
arizonarobin
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Julia Mamaea- Deultum, Thrace66 viewsO: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG
Draped bust right
R: COL FLP-AC DEVLT
Artemis advancing right, pulling a arrow from quiver and holding bow,
leaping hound at feet
Deultum, Thrace
Jurukova 148
10.82g, 24mm
arizonarobin
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JULIA MAMAEA. Mother of Severus Alexander160 viewsAR denarius. 1 commentsbenito
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Julia Mamaea. Augusta, 222-235 AD. AR Denarius2 viewsJulia Mamaea. Augusta, 222-235 AD. AR Denarius (2,81 gm, 19mm). Rome mint. Struck 222 AD.
Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, bare headed, draped bust right.
Reverse: IVNO CONS-E-RVATRIX, Juno standing slightly left, holding patera and scepter; to left, peacock standing left.
RIC IV 343 (Severus Alexander); BMCRRE 43-5 (Severus Alexander); RSC 35. gVF.
1 commentsPaul R3
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Julia Mamea 235 Denarius35 viewsOb. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG Head right
Rev. VENVS VICTRIX Venus standing left holding helmet and sceptre , shield at feet
Ref. RIC 358

IVLIA MAMAEA AVG Julia Mamaea is your Augustae
VENVS VICTRIX Venus the bringer of victory

-:Bacchus:-
Bacchus
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Julia_Mamaea_Denar_IVNO_CONSERVATRIX6 viewsNumis-Student
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Lydia, Tabala, 064p Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), Waddington 5305, AE-19, TABAΛEΩN/EPMOC, River-god Hermos reclining left, #173 viewsLydia, Tabala, 064p Julia Mamaea ( ??-235 A.D.), Waddington 5305, AE-19, TABAΛEΩN/EPMOC, River-god Hermos reclining left, #1
avers: IOY MAMAIA CE, Draped bust right, wearing Stephane.
reverse: TABAΛEΩN around, EΡMOC below, River-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn from which waters flow.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 19,0mm, weight: 3,72g, axis: 6h,
mint: Lydia, Tabala, date: 222-235 A.D., ref: Waddington 5305, Paris 1384.
Q-001
quadrans
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Macedonia, Pella. Julia Mamaea AE26. Pan seated in grotto.34 viewsObv: IVLIA MA [MAEA AVG], Julia Mamaea draped bust r.
Rev: [.....]PELLA, Pan seated in grotto, r. arm over head.
11.1g.
ancientone
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Mamaea, Alexandria tetradrachm13 viewsMamaea, Alexandria tetradrachm, AD 231-232 (year 11),
IOY MAMAIA CE MHTE CEB K CT , Diademed and draped bust of Mamaea right
Radiate and draped bust of Helios right. in front, palm-branch and behind LIA.
12.67gr.- 23.5mm
Ref : Emmett # 3205 (R4)
From the E.E. Clain-Stefanelli collection.
1 commentsPotator II
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Marcianapolis (Moesia Inferior). Severus Alexander (Caesar, 221-222 A.D.; Augustus 222-235 A.D.) (Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander) and Julia Mamaea (his mother) 14 viewsSNG Evelpidis 830 (same die pair), cf. Pick 1077 var. & 1084 var. for obverse die, cf. Pick 1063 for reverse type & Pick 1064 for reverse legend.

AE 5 Assaria, 27-28 mm., die alignment 180°

Struck in 221-222 A.D. under legate Umbrius Tereventinus

Obv: [AVT K M AVP CEV]H ALEXANDPOC KAI IOVLIA MAMAI[A], two busts facing.

Rev: [HG OVM TEPEBEN]TEINOV MAPKIANO—POLITW, Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter, E to right.
Stkp
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Medallion showing facing busts of Severus Alexander and Mamaea27 viewsObverse: (IMPSE)VALEXANDERAVGIULIAMAMAEAAVG
Busts face to face of Severus Alexander laureate (seen from the front), slightly bearded, draped and cuirassed and Julia Mamaea draped wearing stephane, left hair in waves
MAT(AVG) below busts
Reverse: AEQVITAS AVGVS(TI)
The three Monetae draped , standing front, holding, each, scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left; the Monetae left and right have head turned left; to left of each Moneta small pile of coins(?) or die (?)
BMC 556*, RIC 316
Weight, 28.522g; Die axis, 12h

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Mesopotamia, Nisibis. Julia Mamaea AE26 Aries41 viewsJulia Mamaea of Nisibis, Mesopotamia. Laureate head right / Turreted, veiled bust of Tyche right, ram (Aries) above.ancientone
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Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 25. Diadumenian, HrJ (2013) 6.25.13.05 var.78 viewsDiadumenian, AD 217-218
AE 24 (so-called 'Dreier'), 7.08g, 23.92mm, 30°
obv. M OPELLION(sic!) ANTWNEINOC KAICAR
bust, draped, and cuirassed, bare-headed, r.
rev. MARKIANO - POLEITWN
Artemis, in short chiton and waving chlamys, wearing boots, advancing r.,
holding bow in l. hand and with r. hand drawing arrow from quiver behind r.
shoulder; dog jumping r. at her feet.
Gamma in l. field (for Triassarion)
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 788 (4 ex., but AE 27!)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1314
c) Hristova/Jekov (2013) No. 6.25.13.5 var. (without Gamma in field)
rare, F+/VF, nice glossy green patina

'Dreier' are rather rare. They are known for
Julia Domna
Diadumenian (with Gamma)
Elagabal (with Gamma), recently found
Mamaea (with Gamma)
Gordian III
Tranquillina (with Gamma)
The rev. is always Artemis as Huntress.
2 commentsJochen
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Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 26. Elagabal, HrJ (2013) 6.26.13.01 (plate coin)22 viewsElagabal, AD 218-222
AE 22, 6.69g, 22.43mm, 195°
obv. .AVT .K.M.AVRH . ANTWNEINOC
Head, laureate, r.
rev. MARKIANO - POLEITWN
Artemis in short cloak and boots, running r., chlamys waving behind her, holding bow in l.
hand and drawing arrow from quiver over l. shoulder; at her feet the hound leaping r.
in l. field Gamma
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Jekov (2013) No. 6.26.13.1 (plate coin)
d) not in Pfeiffer
very rare, about VF

Seems to be a new and unknown type. With Artemis on the reverse it matches well the known system of nominals for Markianopolis.These 'Dreier' with Gamma in field are known for Diadumenian, Mamaea and Tranquillina.
Jochen
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Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 34. Severus Alexander & Julia Mamaea, HrJ (2014) 6.34.01.01 corr.64 viewsSeverus Alexander, AD 222-235
AE 26, 12.35g, 26.35mm, 45°
struck under governor Um(brius?) Tereventinus
obv. AVT KM [AVR] CEVH ALEZANDROC KAI IOVLIA MAMAIA
confronted busts of Severus Alexander, draped and cuirassed, laureate r., and Julia Mamaea, draped and wearing stephane, l.
rev. HG OVM TEREBENTINOV MARKIANOPO / LEITWN (OV and WN ligate)
Zeus, bearded, in himation, stg. l., holding drapery over l. arm and sceptre in l.
hand, sacrificing from patera over burning altar l.
in r. field E (for pentassarion)
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1836, Curtis Clay knows 4 others (all from same dies)
c) Hristova/Jekov (2014) No. 6.34.1.1 (writes LEITWN)
very rare, VF, brown patina

KAI in the obv. legend occurs only under Tereventinus and Philopappus. May be that Philopappus was the successor of Tereventinus? (Pick)
2 commentsJochen
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Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 34. Severus Alexander & Julia Mamaea, HrJ (2014) 6.34.05.03 corr.16 viewsSeverus Alexander, AD 238-244
AE 27, 11.09g, 27.01mm, 0°
struck under governor Umbrius Tereventinus
obv. AVT KM AVR CEVH ALEZANDROC IOVLI MAMAIA
Confronting busts of Severus Alexander, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r., and Julia Mamaea, draped,
wearing stephane, l.
rev. HG OVM.TEREBENTI[NOV - MARKIANOPO]LI / TWN
Demeter, in long garment and mantle, without veil, stg. l., resting with raised l. hand on long burning
torch and holding in r. hand grain-ears
ref. a) not in AMNG:
rev. AMNG I/1, 1077 (depiction)
AMNG I/1, 1076 (legend)
obv. AMNG I/1, 1079 var. (has IOVLIA)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1823
c) Hristova/Jekov (2013) 6.34.5.3 corr. (writes IOVL)
d) not in Pfeiffer
rare, +, slightly rough, elegant rev.

With IOVLI a rare obv. die (Curtis Clay)
Jochen
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Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 34. Severus Alexander & Julia Mamaea, HrJ (2014) 6.34.05.05 (plate coin)33 viewsSeverus Alexander, AD 222-235
AE 26, 11.12g, 25.61mm, 0°
struck under governor Fir. Philopappus
obv. AVT KM CEVH [ALEZANDROC KAI IOVLIA] MAMAIA
confronted busts of Severus Alexander, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r., and Julia Mamaea, draped and wearing stephane, l.
rev. VP FIR FILOPAPPOV MARKIANOPOLITW / N
Goddess in long clothes, but without veil, with corn-ears and torch (Demeter or
Kore)
in r. field E (for pentassarion)
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1083 (1 ex., Bukarest)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1850
c) Hristova/Jekov (2014) No.6.34.5.5 (plate coin)
very rare, small flan, therefore legends only partially seen, otherwise about VF; but the legible parts of the legend confirms Pick's assumption that it is Mamaea on the obv.
Jochen
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Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 34. Severus Alexander & Julia Mamaea, HrJ (2014) 6.34.07.02 (plate coin)13 viewsSeverus Alexander & Julia Mamaea, AD 222-235
AE 25, 12.96g, 25.38mm, 0°
struck under governor Umbrius Tereventinus
obv. AVT KM AVR CEVH ALEZANDROC.IOVLIA MAMAIA
Confronting busts of Severus Alexander, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r., and Julia Mamaea, draped
and wearing stephane,l.
rev. HG OVM TEREBENTINO[V MARKIANOPOLITWN] (HG, 1st OV and possibly WN ligate)
Apollo Lykeios stg. frontal, head r., r. hand over head, in raised l. hand holding his bow; r.
a tree-stump entwined by a snake; on the l. side his quiver with open lid and arrows
in l. field E
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1821 (same dies)
c) Hristova/Jekov (2013) No. 6.34.7.2 (plate coin)
d) Pfeiffer 621 corr. (ligation of HG not mentioned)
S+, green-brown patina, slightly rough

The end of the rev. legend on all coins I have seen is illegible. So WN can be ligate or not ligate.
Jochen
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Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 34. Severus Alexander & Julia Mamaea, HrJ (2014) 6.34.36.01 (plate coin)9 viewsSeverus Alexander & Julia Mamaea, AD 222-235
AE 27, 11.72g, 27.11, 0°
struck under governor Fir. Philopappus
obv. AVT KM AVR CEVH ALEZANDROC KAI IOVLIA MAMAIA
confronting busts of Severus Alexander, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r., and Julia
Mamaea, draped and wearing stephane, l.
rev. VP FIR FILOPAPPOV MARKIANOPOLITWN (PP ligate)
Homonoia, diademed, in long garment and mantle, stg. l., holding cornucopiae in l. arm
and patera in extended r. hand
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1058 corr. (1 ex., Paris)
Pick ponts to the obv. of no. 1082 which has the obv. legend without KAI. But because
he couldn't see the stephane for sure, I think the obv. legend too was so worn that he
couldn't see the KAI.
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1852 corr. (KAI not mentioned even though it could be seen on the
attached pic)
c) Hristova/Jekov (2014) No. 6.34.36.1 (plate coin)
d) Blancon Liste 41/2003, no. 491 (Curtis Clay)
F+/about VF, flan damage upper left, obv. slightly rough
Jochen
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Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 34. Severus Alexander & Julia Mamaea, HrJ (2014) 6.34.38.0627 viewsSeverus Alexander, AD 222-235
AE 27, 11.2g, 26.86mm, 45°
struck under governor Julius Gaetulicus
obv. AVT KM AV CEVH - ALEZAN[DROC I]OV MAMMEA (sic!)
Confronted busts of Severus Alexander, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.,
and Julia Mamaea, draped, l.
rev. VP IOV GETOVLIKOV M - ARKIANOPOLIT (OV and AR ligate)
Tyche stg. l., looking r., holding cornucopiae in r. hand and rudder in l. hand
E in r. field for pentassarion
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1069, pl.XIX, 6 (2 ex., Bologna, Wien)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1840
c) Hristova/Jekov (2014) No. 6.34.38.6
rare, F/good F

An unusual depiction of Tyche. Sadly the coin is in such a bad shape.
Jochen
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Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 35. Julia Mamaea, HrJ (2014) 6.35.13.01 (plate coin)24 viewsJulia Mamaea, AD 222-235
AE 23 (Dreier), 8.13g, 23.41mm, 45°
obv. IOVLIA - MA[M]A[IA]
Bust, draped and with stephane, r.
rev. MARK[I]AN - O - POLITWN
Artemis huntress, in short chiton and wearing boots, advancing r., chlamys waving behind, holding bow in
extended l. hand and drawing arrow from quiver over r. shoulder; at her l. foot hound leaping r.
in lower l. field Gamma (retrograde)
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1086 (1 ex., St.Petersburg)
b) Varbanov 1882 corr. (writes in error MAMMAIA), R9
c) Hristova/Jekov (2014) No. 6.35.13.1 (plate coin)
extremely rare, VF, nice glossy green patina

The only type for Mamaea from Markianopolis
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Nike (x 3) and 6-pointed star127 viewsCILICIA. Ninica-Claudiopolis. Severus Alexander. Æ 35. A.D. 222-235. Obv: IMPCMAVRSEVERALE(XANΔER). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; 4 countermarks, (1-3) on bust, (4) before bust. Rev: IVLMAMAEAAVGNINICACLAV. Draped bust of Mamaea right. Ref: BMC 6; Sear GIC 3389; SNG France 2:788 (same dies); Ex Künker (Auction 83, No 1128, 20030617, Euro 140). Axis: 210°. Weight: 21.33 g. CM(1-3): Nike right, in oval punch, c. 5 x 8 mm. Howgego 262 (34 pcs). CM(4): Six-pointed star, incuse, 6 mm from point to point. Howgego 451 (45 pcs). Collection Automan.Automan
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Provincia Arabia: Julia Mamaea, after 180 - 23515 viewsAE22, 4.3g, 12h; Bostra Mint, 222-235
Obv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA;Draped bust of Julia Mamaea right.
Rev.: COLONIA BO-STRA; Turreted bust of Tyche left, cornucopiae over left shoulder,
Reference: SNG ANS 6: 1231-1236
Notes: ex-Wayne C. Phillips, electronic sale, 4/14/13, 44.
John Anthony
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RIC 4b, p.098, 343 - Julia Mamaea, IVNO CONSERVATRIX1 viewsJulia Mamaea
AR-Denar
Obv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Bust of Julia Mamaea, draped, right
Rev.: IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno, diademed, veiled, draped, standing left, holding patera in right hand and sceptre in left hand; at feet, peacock
Ag, 20mm, 3.33g
Ref.: RIC IVb, 343
shanxi
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RIC 4b, p.099, 360 - Julia Mamaea, Vesta, Palladium9 viewsJulia Mamaea
AR-Denar
Obv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Diademed and draped bust right.
Rev.: VESTA, Vesta standing left, holding upright sceptre and palladium.
Ag, 16.8x20,8mm, 2.98g
Ref.: RIC IVb, 360, C. 81
shanxi
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RIC 4b, p.099, 362 - Julia Mamaea, Vesta 34 viewsJulia Mamaea
AR-Denar
Obv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Diademed and draped bust right.
Rev.: VESTA, Vesta standing left, holding transverse sceptre and patera.
Ag, 18.4x20,4mm, 3.68g
Ref.: RIC IVb, 362, Kamp.: 64.17.1
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RIC 4b, p.125, 676 - Julia Mamaea, Felicitas 15 viewsJulia Mamaea
Æ-Sestertius, Rome Mint
Obv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, draped bust right.
Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA / S - C, Felicitas standing left, legs crossed, holding caduceus and leaning on column.
AE, 17.78g, 28.6mm
Ref.: RIC 676, C21
shanxi
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ROMAN EMPIRE - JULIA MAMAEA36 viewsJULIA MAMAEA AR silver denarius. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right. Reverse - VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & scepter. RSC 81. Large 20mm flan, 2.8g. Very Fine1 commentsdpaul7
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ROMAN EMPIRE / Emperor Elagabalus ( Reign 8 June 218 – 11 March 222)43 viewsEmperor Elagabalus Silver Denarius.
Obverse: “IMP ANTO - NINVSAVG" Laureate, and draped bust right.
Reverse: “LAETIT - IA PVBL" Latetia standing left, holding wreath and rudder placed on globe.
aXF , 3.04 Gr. Max Dia 18.7.
Rome mint , RIC 95 (The Roman Imperial Coinage, Vol.IV, Part II, #95)


Emperor Elagabalus (Reign 8 June 218 – 11 March 222 ) , Born in 203 or 204 A.D., Varius Avitus Bassianus was the grandson of Julia Maesa, the sister of Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, and mother of Caracalla. Soon after the assassination of Caracalla in 217, Domna committed suicide, while Maesa planned to overthrow Caracalla’s successor, Macrinus. Her choice fell upon her eldest grandson, who was the hereditary high priest of the sun God El-Gabal at Emesa. On May 16, 218, the boy was proclaimed Emperor by the Eastern armies. He took the name of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, the same as Caracalla, whose son he claimed to be. He would be known to history as Elagabalus, referencing his fanatical loyalty to the Eastern God. He would win a victory over Macrinus near Antioch on June 8, with Macrinus being killed soon after.

One of Elagabalus’ first acts was the deification of Caracalla and Julia Domna. Coins were issued in their names, as well as Julia Maesa, and her daughter, Elagabalus’ mother, Julia Soamias. The three would reach Rome in the fall of 219 A.D. They promptly installed several of their Syrian compatriots in influential positions in the government, a fact resented by the Senate.
Elagabalus’ reign was a complete fiasco. While the earlier Severan emperors had introduced Eastern elements into the roman state religion, Elagabalus attempted to insert the worship of El-Gabal as the center of the state religion. He went as far as to “marry” the roman Goddess Minerva to El-Gabal, an act mimicked on an earthly plain by Elegabalus’ marriage to the Vestal Virgin, Aquilia Severa, an act which shocked Rome to its core.

Further, Elagabalus made no secret of being a passive homosexual, and in fact indulged his taste to its fullest. Rome was not used to an Emperor with painted eyes and rouged cheeks. As a counterbalance, his advisors forced him into a series of marriages, including the above mentioned Vestal. Between his religious extremism, and his public personal life, Elagabalus had earned the contempt and hatred of both Senate and people.

In 221, in an attempt to bolster his reign, Maesa and her second daughter, Julia Mamaea, convinced Elagabalus to adopt Mammea’s son Alexianus, as his heir. Alexianus took on the name of Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander. Alexander’s popularity soon aroused Elagabalus’ suspicions. He planned to have Alexander killed, but Maesa and Mamaea, instead had Elagabalus and his mother Julia Soaemias murdered by the Guard. Alexander would succeed his cousin on the throne.

From The Sam Mansourati Collection.
Sam
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Roman Empire / Julia Mamaea AD (222-235) 41 viewsJulia Mamaea AR Denarius
Obverse : Julia portrait right.
Rverse : Juno with Peacock
(2.71 g) Rome Mint
RIC IV 343, RSC III 35, BMCRE VI 43, SRCV II 8212,

From the Sam Mansourati Collection.
Sam
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ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, Julia Mamaea, Deultum, AE2463 viewsobv: Bare-headed & draped bust right
rev: Concordia standing left, holding patera over lit altar in right hand, holding cornucopiae in left.
Struck 222-235 A.D. at Deultum
Moushmov 3622
Jericho
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ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, Julia Mamaea, Deultum, AE2427 viewsobv: Bare head right.
rev: Asklepios standing, head left, with serpent entwined staff.
Struck 222-235 A.D. at Deultum, Thrace
Moushmov 3614
Jericho
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ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, Julia Mamaea, Deultum, AE2478 viewsObv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right
Rev: COL FL PAC DEVLT, Artemis advancing right, drawing arrow and holding bow; hound at her feet.
Struck 222-235 A.D. at Deultum, Thrace
Moushmov 3613
Varbanov 1977
2 commentsJericho
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ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, Severus Alexander and Julia Maesa, Markianopolis in Moesia Inferior, governor Tereventinus, 5 assaria, 222-235 AD., unpublished.231 viewsMarkianopolis in Moesia Inferior, Severus Alexander and Julia Maesa, governor Tereventinus,
Æ28 / 5 assaria (27-29 mm / 13.76 g), 222-235 AD.,
Obv.: AVT K M AVP CEVH AΛEZANΔPOC IOVΛIA MAIC {AVΓ} , ({AVΓ} ligate ), confronted busts of Severus Alexander (l.) and Julia Maesa (r.).
Rev.: {HΓ} {OV}M TEPEBENTIN{OV} M{AP}KIANOΠOΛITΩN / E , ({HΓ}, {OV}, {AR} ligate) , Hera/Juno standing l., holding patera? and torch/spear?.
unpublished, cf. AMNG I page 296, 1063*.

Curtis Clay: For some reason coins of Alex. and Maesa under Tereventinus are rare. Pick knew only two types, three specimens, since 1064 shows Mamaea not Maesa. Hristova/Jekov pp. 189 and 191 try to add two new types, but the readings of empress and/or governor seem doubtful.
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea63 viewsObv: IVLIA MAMAEA
Diademed and draped bust right.
Rev: VESTA S C
Vesta standing left, holding Palladium and Sceptre.
Sestertius, 20.8 gm, 28.5 mm, RIC 360
Comment: Looking past the condition of this coin, in my opinion it is one of the finest examples of the celator's art.
Massanutten
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea / Felicitas / Denarius53 viewsAttribution: RIC 335 (RIC IV, Pt. II)

Mint: Rome

Date: 222-235 AD

Obverse: IVL MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right

Reverse: FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and resting elbow on column

Size: 20.1mm

Weight: 3.205 grams

ex Forum Ancient Coins
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea AR Denarius. aFDC498 viewsAR Denarius. Rome mint.Obv. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG draped and diademed bust right/ FELICITAS PVBLICA Felicitas seated left holding caduceus and cornucopia. RSC 24, RIC 338. Fully lustrous, aFDC2 commentsLordBest
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea Denarius, RIC IVb 36069 viewsRome mint, Julia Mamaea Denarius, 222-235 A.D. AR 20mm 3.13g, RIC IVb 360, RSC 81, BMC 381
O: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right
R: VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, & holding palladium scepter
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea FELICITAS PVBLICA38 viewsjulia mamaea, mother of severus alexander, 222-235 A.D., minted in rome.
OBV: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right.
REV: FELICITAS PVBLICA, felicitas seated left, holding caduceus and cornucopia.

possible "mule" or counterfeit.
ancientcoins
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea IVNO CONSERVATRIX33 viewsJulia Mamaea, c. early 222 A.D., Rome.
OBV: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right.
REV: INVO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter, peacock at feet left.
ancientcoins
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ROMAN EMPIRE, JULIA MAMAEA sestertius RIC 694112 viewsRome mint, AD 224
IVLIA MAMA EA AVGVSTA, Draped and diademed bust right
VENERI FELICI, Venus standing right, holding Cupid and a sceptre. SC in field
17.85 gr
Ref : RIC # 694, RCV # 8232, Cohen # 62
6 commentsPotator II
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea, AE Sestertius34 viewsJulia Mamaea AE Sestertius - 224 AD

IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, draped bust right

VENERI FELICI S-C, Venus standing right with scepter & Cupid.

RIC 694, Cohen 62, BMC 190, Sear 8232 (2000), HRIC Mamaea 16

20.61g
31mm

GOOD FINE
Petrus Blasimus
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea, AR denarius176 viewsObverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG. Diademed and draped bust right.
Reverse: VENVS GENETRIX. Venus standing facing left, holding apple and sceptre.
RIC IVii 355 (Severus Alexander); C 72.
Optimus
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ROMAN EMPIRE, JULIA MAMAEA, AR Denarius19 viewsFabiusMaximus
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ROMAN EMPIRE, JULIA MAMAEA, AR Denarius7 viewsFabiusMaximus
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea, AR Denarius41 viewsAD 180 – 235
3.11 grams
Obv. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea right.
Rev. VESTA, Vesta stg. l., holding patera and transverse sceptera
RIC 362: Sear #8218
Richard M10
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea, denarius, FELICITAS PVBLICA381 viewsjulia mamaea/felicitas pvblica
absolute mint condition
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Roman Empire, Julia Mamaea, Felicitas328 views IVLIA MA-MAEA AVG
Draped bust right

FELICI-TA-S PVBLICAE
Felicitas standing left, leaning on column with legs crossed, holding caduceus

RIC 335, S 8209 Rome Mint (year 222-235)
Ar Denarius; 2.80g;19mm
8 commentsRobin Ayers
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Roman Empire, Julia Mamaea, Mother of Severus Alexander Ruling 222-235 AD26 viewsAR Denarius, Struck Early 222 AD, Eastern Mint
Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG (unbroken), draped bust right
Reverse: IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno diademed standing left, holding patera and sceptre, peacock at feet
References: RIC IV 343, RSC III 35, BMC 43, Sear 2310
Size: 20.5mm, 2.9g
Justin L
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea, Rome - RIC IV (Part 2) 67640 viewsJulia Mamaea Sestertius
obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA. Diademed & draped bust right
rev: FELICITAS PVBLICA S C. Felicitas standing facing, head left, holding caduceus & leaning on column.
Struck 228-230 A.D. at Rome
RIC IV (Part 2) 676
Note: Mother of Severus Alexander
Jericho
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Mamaea, Sestertius14 viewsRIC 683
Rev: IVNO AVGVSTAE, Juno seated left holding flower in outstretched hand.

Appears to have a large die crack on the reverse.
E Pinniger
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Roman Empire, Julia Mamaea, Sestertius35 viewsJulia Mamaea (228 AD), Sestertius

obv.: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, diademed draped bust right
rev.: FELICITAS AVG, S/C, Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus & cornucopia
30mm, 21,05g
ref.: RIC 670, Cohen 10, BMC 527
Mithras.de
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Julia Soaemias60 viewsObv: IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG
Bare headed and draped bust right.
Rev: VENVS CAELESTIS
Venus entroned left, holding apple and and sceptre. Child standing right at her feet.
Denarius, 2.7 gm, 17 mm, Rome, RIC 243
ex Joe Baran out of Forum Auctions
Comment: Mother to Elagabalus, niece of Julia Domna (the wife of Septimus Severus), daughter of Julia Maesa and younger sister of Julia Mamaea (the mother of Severus Alexander). She promoted the induction of her son, Elagabalus, to the priesthood of the god that he is remembered by and she helped engineer the return of the House of the Severans to the Emperial power. Unfortunately, the excesses of her son so embittered the Roman people that he was abandoned by the family matriarch (Julia Maesa) and through benign neglect her son was allowed to fall into the angry hands of the Praetorian Guard and the mob of Rome. Soaemias was caught up in the blood lust and put to death with her son.
Massanutten
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Orbiana fouree denarius235 viewsThis ancient counterfeit has a bronze core which has been plated with silver. Its obverse is taken from a denarius of Orbiana (RIC 319, Cohen 1), the wife of Severus Alexander: SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG, diademed and draped bust right. The reverse is taken from a denarius of Julia Mamaea (RIC 332; BMC 913), Severus Alexander's mother: FECVND AVGVSTAE, Fecunditas seated left, reaching out to child. This reverse type is not found on official issues of Orbiana. (From EC's collection, ex-Gringott's Coins).EmpressCollector
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Severus Alexander53 viewsObv: IMP CAES M AVR SEV ALEXANDER AVG
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: AEQVITAS AVGVSTI S C
Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae.
Sestertius, 19.8 gm, 30 mm, RIC 547
Comment: Maneuvered into replacing his cousin, Elagabalus, by his mother (Mamaea) and grandmother (Maesa). He was fourteen years old when he ascended to the imperial power and his mother became regent. His reign is generally seen as a stabilizing force on the Empire and he was popular with the citizens of Rome. Unfortunately, the military did not share that thought, and deeply resented the visible and powerful presence of Mamaea. In result Alexander and his mother were murdered by troops of the Rhine in March of 235. At the last he is reported to be held in the arms of his mother while cursing her for bringing bringing them to misfortune.
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Roman Imperial, Julia Mamaea as Augusta, AR Denarius.14 viewsRome 223 A.D. 3.45g - 20.4mm, Axis 6h.

Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG - Diademed, draped, bust right.

Rev: VENVS GENETRIX - Venus standing left holding apple and sceptre, cupid at feet.

RIC IV-II 355; RSC 72; BMC 152.
2 commentsChristian Scarlioli
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Roman Julia Mamaea denarius23 viewsJulia Mamaea denarius.
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Diademed, draped, bust right
Rev: VENVS GENETRIX, Venus standing left holding apple and sceptre, cupid at feet.

RIC 355 , RSC 72.

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Roman Julia Mamaea Sestertius71 viewsJulia Mamaea AE Sestertius. 231 AD. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right / IVNO AVGVSTAE, SC below, Juno seated left, holding a flower & a baby in swaddling clothes.

RIC 683 , Cohen 33.
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Roman Julia Mamaea Sestertius27 viewsAE Sestertius
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA
Rev: FELECITAS PVBLICA S C; Felecitas stg. l., leaning on column, holding caduceus

C.21
2 commentsTanit
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Roman Julia Mamaea Sestertius16 viewsJulia Mamaea (Augusta, 222 -235 A.D.)
Mother of Severus Alexander
Æ Sestertius, approx. Rome mint (230 A.D.)

Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, draped bust of Julia Mamaea right, wearing stephane
Rev: FELICITAS PVBLICA / S C [in exergue], Felicitas seated left, folding a caduceus in her right hand & cornucopia in her left hand.

RIC (Severus Alexander) 679
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Roman Provincial, Moesia Inferior, Severus Alexander and Julia Mamaea struck under Legate Tiberius Iulius Festus, AE27 - 5 Assarion. Added to the Wildwinds site8 viewsMarkianopolis 222-235 A.D. 12.32g - 27.5mm, Axis 6h.

Obv: AYT K M AY CEYH AΛEXANΔΡOC IOYΛIA MAMAIA - Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander right, facing draped and diademed bust of Julia Mamaea.

Rev: ΥΠ TIB IOΥΛ ΦHCTOΥ MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN / E - Coiled serpent with head left, E in upper right field.

AMNG 1074; Berlin I, 60; Moushmov "Une Trouvaille De Monnaies" 44 in Rev. Num 1931. Not in Varbanov with serpent's head left.
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Roman, Julia Mamaea481 viewsA very pleasant depiction of Julia Mamaea (13 March 222 - February or March 235 A.D.) . RIC 335, RSC 17, BMC 483. 3.12g, 19.9mm, 180o, Rome mint, obverse IVL MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right; reverse FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and resting elbow on column; ex Scott Collection.5 commentskklinejr
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Roman, Julia Mamaea175 viewsRoman Empire
Julia Mamaea 222-235 AD
AR Denarius (2.71 g)
RV Juno with Peacock
Rome Mint
Certified by NGC / Ch Au Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5
Sam Mansourati Collection
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Sestertius IVNO CONSERVATRIX68 viewsObverse: "IVLI"AMAMAEAAVG
Bust right, drape, wearing stephane
Reverse: "IVNO"CONSERVATRIX, S and C, left and right, low in field.
Juno veiled draped standing front, head left, holding patera in extended right hand and vertical sceptre in left; to the left, peakcock standing front, body inclined left, head turned to catch drops from patera
BMC 51 (Plate 2), RIC 686
Weight, 20.32g; die axis, 12h
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Severus Alexander 222-235 AD. AR Denarius * "Alexander, the hope of the people."57 views
Silver Denarius * Severus Alexander * "Spes"

Obv: IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG - Laureate & draped bust, right
Rev: SPES PVBLICA - Spes walking left, holding flower and raising skirt.

Mint: Rome
Struck: 232 AD.

Size: 18 mm.
Weight: 3.16 grams
Die axis: 0 degs.

Pretty, but slightly flat-luster, some tarnishing.

SEAR RCV II (2002), #7927, page 649
RIC IVii, 254c, page 89
RSC 546
Cohen 543

The coins of this type were minted between 231 and 235 AD, during the reign of Severus Alexander, who ruled from 222-235 AD. Alexander ruled the empire wisely and well, but was strongly influenced by his mother, Julia Mamaea. This was greatly resented by the army, and along with their perception of Alexander as unwarlike, caused the troops under Maximinus to rise against him, assassinating both Alexander and his mother in their camp near Mainz, Germany in 235 AD.
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Severus Alexander and Julia Mamaea, AE 5-Assaria of Markianopolis.7 viewsSeverus Alexander and Julia Mamaea, AE 5-Assaria of Markianopolis. Magistrate Tiberius Julius Festus. AVT K M CEVH AΛEXANΔΡOC IOV MAMMAIA, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander right, facing draped bust of Julia Mamaea left / VΠ TIB IOVΛ ΦHCTOV MARKIANOPOLI-TWN, coiled serpent with head right. Value E in field.Britanikus
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Severus Alexander and Julia Mamaea; Marcianopolis 24 viewsFrom Steve Minnoch:

The governor's name is Tiberius Julius Festus, who served under Severus Alexander. The other bust will be either Julia Maesa or Mamaea. With what looks like a wheel at her feet the figure is Nemesis-Aequitas, but Pick lists no such type at Marcianopolis for Sev Alex + either Julia under Festus.

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Severus Alexander TR P XIIII160 viewsSeverus Alexander. AD 222-235. AR Denarius 3.42 g, 6h. Rome mint. 18th emission, January–February/March AD 235. Last issue of reign.
O: IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
R: P M TR P XIIII COS III P P, Sol, radiate, standing left, raising hand and holding whip.
RIC IV 125 var. (without cuirass); BMCRE 962; RSC 453a.

This coin was struck in the last months of Alexander's reign, and is the sole dated type among those of his last issue. Alexander was assassinated by his soldiers while campaigning along the Rhine frontier. He is said to have been killed while cowering in the arms of his domineering mother, Julia Mamaea, who was also murdered.
Although he is typically depicted on the coins as a military emperor with an idealized countenance, in reality he detested warfare, which was a major fault in the turbulent third century. Also, he was constantly under the dominance of other, more powerful personalities, particularly his mother. Eventually, Alexander’s weak leadership proved fatal, and he became one of many emperors murdered on campaign by his own soldiers.
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Silver Denarius of Julia Mamea14 viewsRoman silver denarius of Julia Mamaea, minted in Rome in 222 AD. 20.5 mm, 3.516 g.

Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right

Reverse: IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno standing half left, veiled, patera in right, long scepter vertical behind in left, peacock right at feet on left

Attribution: RIC IV 343, RSC III 35, BMCRE VI 43, SRCV II 8212
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SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Damascus. Otacilia Severa5 views
SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Damascus. Otacilia Severa. Augusta, AD 244-249. Æ (28mm, 21.48 g, 12h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling twins; in background, vexillum inscribed LEG/ VI F R/R in two lines; in exergue, ram’s head right. De Saulcy p. 44 (Julia Mamaea) = BMC 25; Rosenberger var. (legends, bust set on crescent).
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Thrace, Byzantium. Julia Mamaea Ae1811 viewsObv: MAMAIA AYΓ / Draped bust right.
Rev: BYZANTIΩN / Star within crescent.
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Thrace, Deultum, Julia Mamaea, Artemis25 viewsJulia Mamaea (222-235).
Thrace, Deultum
Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Diademed and draped bust right.
Rev: COL FL PAC DEVLT, Artemis advancing right, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver; at feet, hound advancing right.
AE, 8.95g, 23.7mm
Ref.: Varbanov 2341
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Thracia, Deultum, Julia Mamaea, Jurokova 14932 viewsJulia Mamaea, killed AD 235
AE 25, 10.28g
obv. IVLIA MA - MAEA AVG
Bust, draped and diademed, r.
rev. C - OL FL - PAC DEVLT
Apollo, nude except chlamys, standing frontal, head l., holding branch over lightened altar l., leaning with l. arm on lyra set on tripod with lebes.
Jurukova 149
good VF, smooth bottle-green patina
Jochen
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Thyatira, Lydia AE 21.2, Eagle wings open6 viewsJulia Mamaea. Thyatira, Lydia. AE 4.61g, 21.2mm. ΙΟΥ ΜΑΜΑΙΑHead of Julia Mamaea r. / ΘΥΑΤΕΙΡΗΝΩEagle standing to front, wings open. BMC 318, 136. Ex Gerhard RohdePodiceps
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VENVS VICTRIX15 viewsObv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed & draped bust right
Rev: VENVS VICTRIX, Venus standing front, head left, holding helmet & scepter, shield at feet.
RSC 76, RIC 358, RSC 76, BMC 713
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Vesta159 viewsVesta was the virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family.
She isn't equivalent of greek Hestia.
She is often depicted with Palladium which Aeneas brought from Troy according legend. Palladium was stored in her temple on forum.
Their priestess (Vestal Virgins) were tending holy fire which was renewed every 1. March.
Rites of Vesta ended in 394 and Vestal Virgins were disbanded by order of Theodosius I.

upleft: Antoninus Pius - AR denarius; Rome; 153-154 AD; Vesta holding simpulum and Palladium; RIC 229a, RSC 198; 3,11g 17-16 mm;
upright: Faustina I - AR denarius; Rome; 148-161 AD; Vesta holding Palladium and patera over lit altar; RSC 116; RIC 370.4; 3,19g 17-16 mm
downleft: Faustina I - AE As; Rome; 148-161 AD; Vesta holding palladium and torch; RIC 1178, Cohen 114, BMC 1581, sear5 #4648; 9,26g 27-26 mm
downright: Julia Mamaea - AR denarius; Rome; 222 AD; Vesta holding patera and scepter; RIC 362, BMC 440, S 8218, C 85; ??? g 20-18 mm
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[1008a] Julia Mamaea, Augusta 13 March 222 - February or March 235 A.D.54 viewsSeverus Alexander for Julia Mamaea. 222-235 AD. AR Denarius, RIC 343; Cohen 35; BMC 43. 2.68 gm, 19mm; VF, Rome mint, 222. Obverse: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG; Draped bust to right; Reverse: IVNO CONSERVATRIX; Juno standing to left, holding patera and sceptre, at her feet a peacock. Toned. Ex Tom Vossen.

De Imperatoribus Romanis, An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

Severan Julias (A.D. 193-235)

Herbert W. Benario
Emory University

Julia Mamaea
The younger daughter of Maesa, Mamaea had a happier, more successful, and lengthier life as imperial mother than her sister Soaemias. She married Gessius Marcianus, and in 208 bore him a son, Bassianus, later known as Alexander Severus. She was with her mother and sister in the East in 218 AD when her nephew, Elagabalus, was raised to the purple. Alexander was made Caesar in early 222 and soon thereafter became emperor, following the murder of his cousin and aunt. He was fourteen years old and much subject to the control of his grandmother and mother, who effectively governed the empire. After Maesa's death, Mamaea remained the dominant figure until her death.

She had seen to it that Alexander received a good education and, once emperor, chose a council of sixteen senators. Her imperial title was Iulia Augusta, mater Augusti nostri et castrorum et senatus et patriae, recalling the titulature of Julia Domna. Her position in the government was confirmed by the title consors imperii. She was charged with avaritia, but otherwise led a life free from scandal. She was recognized as religiosissima, having had conversation with Origen while in the East. She had accompanied Alexander thither on campaign against the Persians in 230/31. In 235, she was with him in Germany, at Mainz, when they were assassinated by the troops, with Maximinus Thrax chosen as successor. She suffered damnatio memoriae.


Copyright (C) 2001, Herbert W. Benario. Published on De Imperatoribus Romanis, An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors;http://www.roman-emperors.org/sevjulia.htm. Used by permission.

Julia Mamaea was the highly intelligent and capable mother of Severus Alexander. After the death of her mother Julia Maesa, Julia Mamaea was the power behind the throne and largely responsible for the impressive recovery of the Roman state that took place during her son's rule. Though popular with the population of the empire, the military was deeply offended at being controlled by a woman. In 235 A.D., Julia Mamaea and Severus Alexander were both murdered by mutinous soldiers led by the thug Maximinus I (Joseph Sermarini).

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.
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[1009a] Severus Alexander, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.83 viewsSilver denarius, RIC 70, RSC 325, S -, EF, Rome mint, 2.803g, 20.7mm, 0o, 227 A.D.; Obverse: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate and draped bust right; Reverse: P M TR P VI COS II P P, Emperor standing left, sacrificing from patera in right over a tripod, scroll in left; cameo-like obverse with toned portrait and legend and bright fields, slightly frosty surfaces, details of head on reverse figure unstruck, slightly irregular flan. Ex FORVM.

In this year Ardashir invaded Parthia and established the Sassanid Dynasty, which claimed direct descent from Xerxes and Darius. The Eastern power grew stronger and the threat to the Romans immense.

Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander was promoted from Caesar to Augustus after the murder of his cousin, Elagabalus. His reign was marked by great economic prosperity, and he enjoyed great success against the barbarian tribes. His mother Julia Mamaea was the real power in the empire, controlling her son's policies and even his personal life with great authority. Severus had an oratory where he prayed under the edict, written on the wall, "Do not unto others what you would not have done to yourself" and the images of various prophets including Mithras, Zoroaster, Abraham and Jesus. Mutinous soldiers led by Maximinus I murdered both Severus Alexander and his mother (Joseph Sermarini).

De Imeratoribus Romanis,
An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

Alexander Severus (A.D. 222-235)

Herbert W. Benario
Emory University

Introduction and Sources
"But as Alexander was a modest and dutiful youth, of only seventeen years of age, the reins of government were in the hands of two women, of his mother Mamaea, and of Maesa, his grandmother. After the death of the latter, who survived but a short time the elevation of Alexander, Mamaea remained the sole regent of her son and of the empire." (Gibbon, Decline and Fall, chap. 6: Modern Library Edition, p. 130)

"As the imperial system developed, it disclosed its various arcana one by one. How much does the personality of the ruler matter? Less and less, it should seem. Be he boy, buffoon, or philosopher, his conduct may not have much effect on the administration. Habit and routine took over, with groups and grades of bureaucrats at hand to fill the posts." (Syme, Emperors and Biography, 146)

The passages quoted above emphasize two important aspects of the principate of Severus Alexander (or Alexander Severus), his youth and the influence of women during his reign. The significance of the latter invites brief discourse about the four women known as the "Severan Julias," whose origin was Syria. Julia Domna became the second wife of Septimius Severus and bore him two sons, the later emperors Caracalla and Geta. Her role in the administration of her husband was significant, which her expansive titulature, "mother of the camp and the senate and the country," reflected. Her sister, Julia Maesa, had two daughters, each of whom produced a son who was to become emperor. Julia Soaemias was the mother of Elagabalus, and shared his fate when he was assassinated. Julia Mamaea bore Alexander, who succeeded his cousin; he was very young and hence much under the control of grandmother and mother. For the first time in its imperial history, the empire of Rome was de facto, though not de iure, governed by women.

The literary sources, while numerous, are limited in value. Chief among them, at least in scope, is the biography in the Historia Augusta, much the longest of all the lives in this peculiar collection. Though purporting to be the work of six authors in the early fourth century, it is now generally considered to have been produced by one author writing in the last years of this century. Spacious in its treatment of the emperor and extremely favorable to him on the whole, it has little historical merit, seeming rather an extended work of fiction. It must be used with the utmost caution.

Herodian, whose history covered the period 180-238, was a contemporary of Severus Alexander, and his coverage of the latter's reign is extensive. Another contemporary, Dio Cassius, who was consul in 229 and whose judgments would have been most valuable, is unfortunately useless here, since his history survives only in abbreviated form and covers barely a page of printed text for the whole reign (Book 80). Aurelius Victor, Eutropius, the Epitome de Caesaribus, and other Latin sources are extremely brief, informing us of only the occasional anecdote. Christian writers make minimal contribution; legal texts offer much instruction, particularly those dealing with or stemming from Ulpian; coins, inscriptions, papyri, and archaeology help fill the gaps left by the literary sources.

Early Life and Education
The future emperor was born in Arca Caesarea in Phoenicia on October 1, 208 although some sources put the date three years earlier (as Gibbon assumed, see above), the son of Gessius Marcianus, whose career advanced in the equestrian cursus, and of Julia Mamaea, niece of the then empress, Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus. He was raised quietly and well educated, at the instance of his mother. He came into the public eye only in 218, when, after Macrinus' murder of Caracalla and accession to the purple, he and his mother were declared hostes publici. In June of that year, Elagabalus defeated Macrinus and succeeded him as emperor. Alexander and Mamaea were soon rehabilitated. As his cousin's activities, religious, political, and personal, became increasingly unacceptable, Alexander was drawn ever more into public life. In mid 221, he assumed the toga virilis, was adopted by Elagabalus as a colleague, was granted the name Alexander, and elevated to the rank of Caesar. There had been talk that he was the illegitimate child of Caracalla, which won him support among the army, and this was confirmed, at least for public consumption, by his filiation in the official titulature back to Septimius. He was now styled Imp. Caes. M. Aurelii Antonini Pii Felicis Aug. fil., divi Antonini Magni Pii nepos, divi Severi pronepos M. Aurelius Alexander, nobilissimus Caesar imperi et sacerdotis, princeps iuventutis. The connection with Septimius Severus was crucial, since he was the only one of these predecessors who had been deified. Alexander was about 12½ years old. Less than a year later, on March 13, 222, with the murder of Elagabalus, Alexander was hailed as emperor by the army. He considered this date as his dies imperii. He became thereby the youngest emperor in Rome's history. He was immediately thereafter given the titles of Augustus, pater patriae, and pontifex maximus.

His Principate; Grandmother, Mother, Ulpian
Having had no experience in government, the young emperor was largely dependent upon the two senior women in his life to guide his actions. His grandmother, Julia Maesa, may well have died as early as 223, so that his mother, Julia Mamaea, played the major role in the empire's administration from early on until the end. The only other figures who could rival her were the two Praetorian Prefects, both eminent jurists, Ulpian and Paulus, who are well-known to us because of the numerous citations of their legal views and administrative decisions preserved in the Corpus Iuris Civilis. Both were members of Alexander's consilium. Alexander attempted to restore some of the senate's prestige and functions, but with little success. He was even unable to protect Ulpian against the anger of the praetorians, who then murdered the jurist in 223.

Had his principate been peaceful, he might have developed into a significant emperor, certainly in comparison with his immediate predecessors. He was married once, in 225 to Sallustia Orbiana, who received the official titulature Sallustia Barbia Orbiana Augusta, but she was banished to Libya two years later. Her father, L. Seius Sallustius, was perhaps raised to the rank of Caesar by Alexander and was put to death in 227 on a charge of attempted murder of the emperor. The only other recorded uprising against Alexander is that of Taurinus, who was hailed as Augustus but drowned himself in the Euphrates.

According to the HA life, Alexander was a "good" person, and his mother certainly attempted to guide him well, but much of the last decade of his reign was preoccupied with serious military threats against the empire's prestige, nay existence. In those dangerous circumstances, his abilities, which had not earlier been honed, proved inadequate.

Domestic Policy
Perhaps the greatest service which Alexander furnished Rome, certainly at the beginning of his reign, was the return to a sense of sanity and tradition after the madness and fanaticism of Elagabalus. He is said to have honored and worshipped a variety of individuals, including Christ. His amiability assisted his relationship with the senate, which gained in honor under him without any real increase in its power. Besides jurists in high office, literary figures were also so distinguished; Marius Maximus, the biographer, and Dio Cassius, the historian, gained second consulships, the former in 223, the latter in 229.

The emperor's building program made its mark upon the face of Rome. The last of the eleven great aqueducts, the aqua Alexandrina, was put into service in 226; he also rebuilt the thermae Neronianae in the Campus Martius in the following year and gave them his own name. Of the other constructions, perhaps the most intriguing are the Diaetae Mammaeae, apartments which he built for his mother on the Palatine.

The Persian and German Wars
The first great external challenge appeared in the east, where the Parthian dynasty, which had ruled the Iranian plateau and other large areas for centuries, and who for long had been one of Rome's great rivals, was overthrown by the Persian family of the Sassanids by 227. They aspired to restore their domain to include all the Asian lands which had been ruled in the glory days of the Persian Empire. Since this included Asia Minor as well as all other eastern provinces, the stage was set for continuing clashes with Rome.

These began late in the decade, with significant success early on for the Sassanids. But Rome gradually developed a defense against these incursions, and ultimately the emperor, with his mother and staff, went to the east in 231. There actual military command rested in the hands of his generals, but his presence gave additional weight to the empire's policy. Persia's early successes soon faded as Rome's armies brought their power and experience to bear. The result was an acceptance of the status quo rather than a settlement between the parties. This occurred in 233 and Alexander returned to Rome. His presence in the west was required by a German threat, particularly along the Rhine, where the tribes took advantage of the withdrawal of Roman troops for the eastern war.

In 234, Alexander and Julia Mammaea moved to Moguntiacum (Mainz), the capital of Upper Germany. The military situation had improved with the return of troops from the east, and an ambitious offensive campaign was planned, for which a bridge was built across the Rhine. But Alexander preferred to negotiate for peace by buying off the enemy. This policy outraged the soldiers, who mutinied in mid March 235 and killed the emperor and his mother. He had reached the age of 26½ years and had been emperor for almost precisely half his life. He was deified by the senate and received other posthumous honors. With the accession of Maximinus Thrax, the Severan dynasty came to an end.

Death and Evaluation
Tacitus' famous dictum about Galba, that he was properly considered capax imperii, capable of being emperor, until he showed, when emperor, that he was not, could never have been applied to Severus Alexander. A child when chance brought him to the principate, with only two recommendations, that he was different from Elagabalus and that he was part of the Severan family, he proved to be inadequate for the challenges of the time. Military experience was the prime attribute of an emperor now, which Alexander did not have, and that lack ultimately cost him his life. Guided by his mother and employing the services of distinguished men, he returned dignity to the imperial household and to the state. He did the best he could, but that best was not good enough in the early decades of the third century A.D., with the great threats from east and north challenging Rome's primacy and, indeed, existence.

Copyright (C) 2001, Herbert W. Benario. Published on De Imeratoribus Romanis, An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors; http://www.roman-emperors.org/alexsev.htm . Used by permission.

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.
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[1009b] Severus Alexander, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.110 viewsSilver denarius, RIC 19, S -, aF, Rome, 2.806g, 20.0mm, 0o, 223 A.D.; obverse IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate and draped bust right; reverse P M TR P II COS P P, Jupiter standing left cloak over arms, holding long scepter and thunderbolt. Nice portrait. Ex FORVM.

Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander was promoted from Caesar to Augustus after the murder of his cousin, Elagabalus. His reign was marked by great economic prosperity, and he enjoyed great success against the barbarian tribes. His mother Julia Mamaea was the real power in the empire, controlling her son's policies and even his personal life with great authority. Severus had an oratory where he prayed under the edict, written on the wall, "Do not unto others what you would not have done to yourself" and the images of various prophets including Mithras, Zoroaster, Abraham and Jesus. Mutinous soldiers led by Maximinus I murdered both Severus Alexander and his mother (Joseph Sermarini).


De Imeratoribus Romanis,
An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

Alexander Severus (A.D. 222-235)

Herbert W. Benario
Emory University

Introduction and Sources
"But as Alexander was a modest and dutiful youth, of only seventeen years of age, the reins of government were in the hands of two women, of his mother Mamaea, and of Maesa, his grandmother. After the death of the latter, who survived but a short time the elevation of Alexander, Mamaea remained the sole regent of her son and of the empire." (Gibbon, Decline and Fall, chap. 6: Modern Library Edition, p. 130)

"As the imperial system developed, it disclosed its various arcana one by one. How much does the personality of the ruler matter? Less and less, it should seem. Be he boy, buffoon, or philosopher, his conduct may not have much effect on the administration. Habit and routine took over, with groups and grades of bureaucrats at hand to fill the posts." (Syme, Emperors and Biography, 146)

The passages quoted above emphasize two important aspects of the principate of Severus Alexander (or Alexander Severus), his youth and the influence of women during his reign. The significance of the latter invites brief discourse about the four women known as the "Severan Julias," whose origin was Syria. Julia Domna became the second wife of Septimius Severus and bore him two sons, the later emperors Caracalla and Geta. Her role in the administration of her husband was significant, which her expansive titulature, "mother of the camp and the senate and the country," reflected. Her sister, Julia Maesa, had two daughters, each of whom produced a son who was to become emperor. Julia Soaemias was the mother of Elagabalus, and shared his fate when he was assassinated. Julia Mamaea bore Alexander, who succeeded his cousin; he was very young and hence much under the control of grandmother and mother. For the first time in its imperial history, the empire of Rome was de facto, though not de iure, governed by women.

The literary sources, while numerous, are limited in value. Chief among them, at least in scope, is the biography in the Historia Augusta, much the longest of all the lives in this peculiar collection. Though purporting to be the work of six authors in the early fourth century, it is now generally considered to have been produced by one author writing in the last years of this century. Spacious in its treatment of the emperor and extremely favorable to him on the whole, it has little historical merit, seeming rather an extended work of fiction. It must be used with the utmost caution.

Herodian, whose history covered the period 180-238, was a contemporary of Severus Alexander, and his coverage of the latter's reign is extensive. Another contemporary, Dio Cassius, who was consul in 229 and whose judgments would have been most valuable, is unfortunately useless here, since his history survives only in abbreviated form and covers barely a page of printed text for the whole reign (Book 80). Aurelius Victor, Eutropius, the Epitome de Caesaribus, and other Latin sources are extremely brief, informing us of only the occasional anecdote. Christian writers make minimal contribution; legal texts offer much instruction, particularly those dealing with or stemming from Ulpian; coins, inscriptions, papyri, and archaeology help fill the gaps left by the literary sources.

Early Life and Education
The future emperor was born in Arca Caesarea in Phoenicia on October 1, 208 although some sources put the date three years earlier (as Gibbon assumed, see above), the son of Gessius Marcianus, whose career advanced in the equestrian cursus, and of Julia Mamaea, niece of the then empress, Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus. He was raised quietly and well educated, at the instance of his mother. He came into the public eye only in 218, when, after Macrinus' murder of Caracalla and accession to the purple, he and his mother were declared hostes publici. In June of that year, Elagabalus defeated Macrinus and succeeded him as emperor. Alexander and Mamaea were soon rehabilitated. As his cousin's activities, religious, political, and personal, became increasingly unacceptable, Alexander was drawn ever more into public life. In mid 221, he assumed the toga virilis, was adopted by Elagabalus as a colleague, was granted the name Alexander, and elevated to the rank of Caesar. There had been talk that he was the illegitimate child of Caracalla, which won him support among the army, and this was confirmed, at least for public consumption, by his filiation in the official titulature back to Septimius. He was now styled Imp. Caes. M. Aurelii Antonini Pii Felicis Aug. fil., divi Antonini Magni Pii nepos, divi Severi pronepos M. Aurelius Alexander, nobilissimus Caesar imperi et sacerdotis, princeps iuventutis. The connection with Septimius Severus was crucial, since he was the only one of these predecessors who had been deified. Alexander was about 12½ years old. Less than a year later, on March 13, 222, with the murder of Elagabalus, Alexander was hailed as emperor by the army. He considered this date as his dies imperii. He became thereby the youngest emperor in Rome's history. He was immediately thereafter given the titles of Augustus, pater patriae, and pontifex maximus.

His Principate; Grandmother, Mother, Ulpian
Having had no experience in government, the young emperor was largely dependent upon the two senior women in his life to guide his actions. His grandmother, Julia Maesa, may well have died as early as 223, so that his mother, Julia Mamaea, played the major role in the empire's administration from early on until the end. The only other figures who could rival her were the two Praetorian Prefects, both eminent jurists, Ulpian and Paulus, who are well-known to us because of the numerous citations of their legal views and administrative decisions preserved in the Corpus Iuris Civilis. Both were members of Alexander's consilium. Alexander attempted to restore some of the senate's prestige and functions, but with little success. He was even unable to protect Ulpian against the anger of the praetorians, who then murdered the jurist in 223.

Had his principate been peaceful, he might have developed into a significant emperor, certainly in comparison with his immediate predecessors. He was married once, in 225 to Sallustia Orbiana, who received the official titulature Sallustia Barbia Orbiana Augusta, but she was banished to Libya two years later. Her father, L. Seius Sallustius, was perhaps raised to the rank of Caesar by Alexander and was put to death in 227 on a charge of attempted murder of the emperor. The only other recorded uprising against Alexander is that of Taurinus, who was hailed as Augustus but drowned himself in the Euphrates.

According to the HA life, Alexander was a "good" person, and his mother certainly attempted to guide him well, but much of the last decade of his reign was preoccupied with serious military threats against the empire's prestige, nay existence. In those dangerous circumstances, his abilities, which had not earlier been honed, proved inadequate.

Domestic Policy
Perhaps the greatest service which Alexander furnished Rome, certainly at the beginning of his reign, was the return to a sense of sanity and tradition after the madness and fanaticism of Elagabalus. He is said to have honored and worshipped a variety of individuals, including Christ. His amiability assisted his relationship with the senate, which gained in honor under him without any real increase in its power. Besides jurists in high office, literary figures were also so distinguished; Marius Maximus, the biographer, and Dio Cassius, the historian, gained second consulships, the former in 223, the latter in 229.

The emperor's building program made its mark upon the face of Rome. The last of the eleven great aqueducts, the aqua Alexandrina, was put into service in 226; he also rebuilt the thermae Neronianae in the Campus Martius in the following year and gave them his own name. Of the other constructions, perhaps the most intriguing are the Diaetae Mammaeae, apartments which he built for his mother on the Palatine.

The Persian and German Wars
The first great external challenge appeared in the east, where the Parthian dynasty, which had ruled the Iranian plateau and other large areas for centuries, and who for long had been one of Rome's great rivals, was overthrown by the Persian family of the Sassanids by 227. They aspired to restore their domain to include all the Asian lands which had been ruled in the glory days of the Persian Empire. Since this included Asia Minor as well as all other eastern provinces, the stage was set for continuing clashes with Rome.

These began late in the decade, with significant success early on for the Sassanids. But Rome gradually developed a defense against these incursions, and ultimately the emperor, with his mother and staff, went to the east in 231. There actual military command rested in the hands of his generals, but his presence gave additional weight to the empire's policy. Persia's early successes soon faded as Rome's armies brought their power and experience to bear. The result was an acceptance of the status quo rather than a settlement between the parties. This occurred in 233 and Alexander returned to Rome. His presence in the west was required by a German threat, particularly along the Rhine, where the tribes took advantage of the withdrawal of Roman troops for the eastern war.

In 234, Alexander and Julia Mammaea moved to Moguntiacum (Mainz), the capital of Upper Germany. The military situation had improved with the return of troops from the east, and an ambitious offensive campaign was planned, for which a bridge was built across the Rhine. But Alexander preferred to negotiate for peace by buying off the enemy. This policy outraged the soldiers, who mutinied in mid March 235 and killed the emperor and his mother. He had reached the age of 26½ years and had been emperor for almost precisely half his life. He was deified by the senate and received other posthumous honors. With the accession of Maximinus Thrax, the Severan dynasty came to an end.

Death and Evaluation
Tacitus' famous dictum about Galba, that he was properly considered capax imperii, capable of being emperor, until he showed, when emperor, that he was not, could never have been applied to Severus Alexander. A child when chance brought him to the principate, with only two recommendations, that he was different from Elagabalus and that he was part of the Severan family, he proved to be inadequate for the challenges of the time. Military experience was the prime attribute of an emperor now, which Alexander did not have, and that lack ultimately cost him his life. Guided by his mother and employing the services of distinguished men, he returned dignity to the imperial household and to the state. He did the best he could, but that best was not good enough in the early decades of the third century A.D., with the great threats from east and north challenging Rome's primacy and, indeed, existence.

Copyright (C) 2001, Herbert W. Benario. Published on De Imeratoribus Romanis, An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors; http://www.roman-emperors.org/alexsev.htm . Used by permission.

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.
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