Co 464 (Middle Roman sestertius of Julia Mamaea from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IV.2, 708, p. 127, pl. IX:12
Preservation comment
Wear: F/VG. Small segments of obverse upper left and lower right edge snapped off, and remainder sparsely chipped, with one deep contiguous crack; extensive, slight pitting and scratching and fissuring. Extensive, thin film of pale blue to pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, pp. 30, 85, no. 305, pl. I (R. Hohlfelder identified as mint “Uncertain“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
Sestertius
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
29.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
15.02
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
IVLIA MAMAEA – AVGVSTA
Reverse Description
Vesta veiled standing to left holding palladium and scepter
Reverse Inscription
[V]ES–T[A]; to left and right, S – C
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 464 (Middle Roman sestertius of Julia Mamaea from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0464>