Julia maesa             c.190 - 235 A.D


Mother of Severus Alexander. Mamaea was made Augusta by Severus shortly after his accession and she shared his fatal fate on the night of the coup started by Maximinus.


AR Denarius 223--226 A.D.


18 mm.

Obv. IVLIA MAESA AVG: Draped bust right

Rev. SAECVLI FELICITAS: Felicitas, holding caduceus and patera, sacrificing over

an altar, star in upper left field

C. 45, Van Meter 12