Julia Mamaea                         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 murdered 235 A.D.

18 mm. in Rome

Obv. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG: Draped bust right

Rev. FECVND AVGVSTAE: Fecunditas standing left, holding a cornucopiae and

extending a hand to a child before her, left

RIC 331, C. 5, Van Meter 1

AE Sestertius 222--235 A.D.

31 mm.

Obv. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA: Diademed and draped bust right

Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA: Felicitas standing left, leaning on a column and

holding a caduceus

C. 21, Van Meter 13/1

AR Sestertius 222--235 A.D.

30 mm.

Obv. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA: Draped bust right

Rev. VESTA S C: Vesta standing left, holding palladium and scepter

RIC 708, C. 83, Van Meter 20/1