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Coin of Emisa with bust of Uranius Antoninus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Uranius Antoninus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Hexastyle temple of Elagabal with crescent in pediment. Within temple conical stone of Elagabal shaded by two parasols. Eagle on front of stone. Inscription in Greek around. (see...

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By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 28, no. 1); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 8, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 253


Emisa, Syria


Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 26.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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