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Denarius with bust of Julia Soaemias, struck under Elagabalus

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Obverse: Bust of Julia Soaemias, draped, right. IVLIASOAEMIASAVG Reverse: Venus, diademed, standing left, holding apple in right hand and scepter in left. VENVSCA ELESTIS Mint: Rome

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 218–222

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 2.58 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

02.24

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins