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A silver denarius of the empress Julia Mamaea showing Vesta holding the Palladium Coin Type: Silver denarius of Julia Mamaea, 222-235 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, 222-235 CE.
Size and Weight: 19mm x 20mm, 2.75g
Diademed and draped bust right.
Reverse: VESTA
Vesta, veiled, standing left, holding the Palladium in her right hand in front and an upright tall sceptre in her left hand behind.
Ref: RCV (2002) 8217; RIC IV Severus Alexander 360.
Provenance: del550 (eBay), May 2008.
BW Ref: 010 037 126
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