Cornelia Supera

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Cornelia Supera, wife of Aemilianus

Gaia Cornelia Supera was the Empress of Rome and wife of Emperor Aemilianus who ruled briefly in 253.

Nothing is known about her life, except through numismatic evidences. Her full name on the coins is C[AIA] CORNEL[IA] SVPERA AVG[VSTA], or alternatively CORNEL[IA] SVPERA AVG[VSTA] or COR[NELIA] SVPERA AV[GVSTA]. Her coins are extremely rare.[1] Her name and monuments were condemned after Valerian was hailed as emperor in October of 253.[2]

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Royal titles
Preceded by
Afinia Gemina Baebiana?
Empress of Rome
253
Succeeded by
Cornelia Salonina
Preceded by
Herennia Etruscilla