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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Empress Julia Maesa

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

AD 218

Artist:

Roman, minted in Antioch

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays Julia Maesa, the grandmother of emperors Elagabalus and Severus Alexander.

The back depicts the personification of Piety.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Empress Julia Maesa

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

218 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IVLIA MAESA AVG Reverse: PIETAS AVG

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 2.55 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1288

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