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Julia Paula, Augusta July or August 219 - about September 220 A.D., First Wife of Elagabalus
In 219, Julia Maesa arranged for her grandson Elagabalus to marry Julia Paula. The wedding was a lavish ceremony and Paula was given the honorific title of Augusta. In 220, he divorced her and married Aquilia Severa, a Vestal Virgin.
SH59012. Silver denarius, BMCRE V 172, RSC III 6a, RIC IV 211, SRCV II 7655, EF, sharp, mint luster, flan crack, Rome mint, weight 3.538g, maximum diameter 19.3mm, die axis 180o
, 219 - 220 A.D.; obverse IVLIA PAVLA AVG, draped bust right; reverse CONCORDIA (harmony), Concordia seated left, patera in right hand, left elbow resting on arm of throne, star in left field; scarce
Catalog current as of Sunday, August 18, 2019.
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