RPC VI, 30151 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 30151 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Philadelphia
Region Lydia
City Philadelphia
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Julia Mamaea (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ΙΟΥ ΜΑ[ΜΕ?]Α ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea, right
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕ[ΩΝ ΝΕΩ]ΚΟ[Ρ]ΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter standing facing, head left, holding corn ears and long torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Reference GRPCL 395
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Confirmation required. There does seem to be a Μ after ΜΑ on the CGT coin, but it might, for instance, be a coin of Maesa. It looks very different from the other coins of both Mamaea and Maesa.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CGT coll. = Auctiones GmbH e 22, 19 Jan. 2014, lot 50
2 2     Egger 1909, lot 412 (not illustrated) = GRPCL 395 (ΙΟΥ ΜΑΜΕΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ)