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Cornelia Supera, wife of Aemilian, who reigned 253 A.D.

Cornelia Supera is unknown to history, except through her coins. Her coins indicate she was probably the wife of Aemilian.


Cornelia Supera, Wife of Aemilian, who Reigned 253 A.D., Pergamon, Mysia

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Cornelia Supera is unknown to history, except through her coins. Her coins indicate she was probably the wife of Aemilian. C G I H P is an abbreviation for Colonia Gemella Iulia Hadriana Pariana.
SH06010. Bronze AE 20, SGICV 4408, SNGvA 7448, aVF, weight 3.78 g, maximum diameter 20.5 mm, die axis 180o, Pergamon mint, 253 A.D.; obverse G CORN SUPERA, diademed and draped bust right; reverse C. G. I. H. P., Capricorn right, cornucopia on back; globe between legs (Sear describes as a star, but this appears to be a globe; very rare; SOLD


Cornelia Supera, Wife of Aemilian, who reigned 253 A.D.

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SH04007. Silver antoninianus, RSC IV 5, RIC IV 30, F, weight 2.6 g, maximum diameter 23.0 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 253 A.D.; obverse C CORNEL SVPERA AVG, diademed bust right on crescent; reverse VESTA, Vesta standing left, veiled, patera in right, transverse scepter in left; rough, cracked at 8:00; extremely rare; SOLD










OBVERSE LEGENDS

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REFERENCES

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Cohen, H. Description historique des monnaies frappťes sous l'Empire Romain, Vol. 5: Gordian I to Valerian II. (Paris, 1885).
Mattingly, H.B., E.A. Sydenham & C.H.V. Sutherland. The Roman Imperial Coinage, Vol IV, From Pertinax to Uranius Antoninus. (London, 1986).
Robinson, A. Roman Imperial Coins in the Hunter Coin Cabinet, University of Glasgow, Vol. III. Pertinax to Aemilian. (Oxford, 1977).
Seaby, H.A. & D.R. Sear. Roman Silver Coins, Volume IV, Gordian III to Postumus. (London, 1982).
Sear, D.R. Roman Coins and Their Values III, The Accession of Maximinus I to the Death of Carinus AD 235 - AD 285. (London, 2005).

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Roman Coins of Cornelia Supera