As Julia soaemias - Elagabal's mother
JULIA SOAEMIAS (under ELAGABAL). AE As. Rome, 220-222 AD
Obv. JULIA SOAEMIAS AVG Draped bust right
Rev. VENUS CAELESTIS SC Venus standing left, holding apple and scepter, star in right field.
Cohen 12 (5 F)
Soaemias was the daughter of Julia Maesa (sister of Julia domna) and mother of Elagabal. She was assassinated with him on 11 March 222.
Rare. Some smoothed areas.
London coin fair, ex. Richardson, 6 Nov. 1999