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Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Elagabalus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Confronted busts of Apollo and Tyche (?). Inscription in Greek around. (See media screen for Greek inscription on reverse. Obverse inscription not included on media screen)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 9.98 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1420

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins