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Denarius with bust of Elagabalus

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Obverse: Bust of Elagabalus, laureate, draped, right IMPANTONINVS PIVSAVG Reverse: Elagabalus sacrificing left, over lighted altar, holding patera in right hand and club in left; in field, left, star. PMTRPV COSIIIIPP

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 222

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 2.36 gm.

Accession Number

01.5033

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins