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Coin of Marcianopolis with busts of Elagabalus and Julia Maesa, struck under Iul. Antonius Seleucus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus at left facing draped bust of Julia Maesa wearing stephane at right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Concordia to left, holds patera in right hand, cornucopia in left. In field at left: E Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 218–222

Mint

Marcianopolis, Moesia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.43 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.2900

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins