Julia Cornelia Paula – 1st Wife

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Julia Cornelia Paula

Wife of Elagabalus in
219-220 AD

Julia Cornelia Paula was the first wife of the Emperor Elagabalus. They were married in 219 AD, but due to her husbands sexual prowness, she was divorced the following year in order for him to marry Aquilia Severa.

Monetary System

Mints: Rome, Antioch, possibly additional Eastern mints

Obverse Legends:


Portrait Styles:

1) Draped bust right.
2) Draped bust right with Diadem.

Note:There are three distinct types of hair style. Smooth hair tends to be the work of Rome where a braided hair style with or without a bun at the back of the head are the works of Eastern mints.


AU Aureus (6.54 grams)
AR Denarius
AR Quinarius
AE Sesterius
AE Dupondius

The Monetary History of the World
 © Martin A. Armstrong