Ancient Roman Silver Denarius Coin of Julia Maesa - 220 AD

A beautiful ancient Roman silver denarius issued in the name of Julia Maesa, grandmother of Emperors Elagabalus and Severus Alexander. Struck 220 - 222 AD, at the Rome mint.

The obverse with the draped bust of Julia, her hair tied into a neat bun. The legend reading:

IVLIA MAESA AVG

"Julia Maesa Augusta"

The reverse with Felicitas, goddess of good fortune. The deity is shown in long drapery, holding a patera over a burning altar with her right hand and resting on a tall caduceus with her left. Star in right field. The legend reading:

SAECVLI FELICITAS

"Age of Good Fortune!"


An excellent example, well struck and centred, on very good metal.

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius Coin of Julia Maesa - 220 AD. A beautiful ancient Roman silver denarius issued in the name of Julia Maesa, grandmother of Emperors Elagabalus and Severus Alexander. Struck 220 - 222 AD, at the Rome mint. The obverse with the draped bust of Julia, her hair tied into a neat bun. The legend reading: IVLIA MAESA AVG[vsta] "Julia Maesa Augusta" The reverse with Felicitas, goddess of good fortune. The deity is shown in long drapery, holding a patera over a burning altar with her right hand and resting on a tall caduceus with her left. Star in right field. The legend reading: SAECVLI FELICITAS "Age of Good Fortune!" An excellent example, well struck and centred, on very good metal.

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