NGC XF Julia Maesa 218-224, Roman Empire Grandmother of Elagabalus Denarius Coin
Julia Maesa 7 May before 160 AD - c. 224 AD was a member of the Severan dynasty of the Roman Empire who was the grandmother of emperors Elagabalus and Severus Alexander, elder sister of empress Julia Domna, and mother of Julia Soaemias and Julia Mamaea. She wielded influence during the reigns of her grandsons as Augusta of the Empire from 218 to her death, especially on their elevation to emperors. A beautiful image with a nice strike. Important piece of history and very scarce.