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Dupondius with bust of Elagabalus

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Obverse: Bust of Elagabalus, radiate, right. IMPCAESMAVRANTONINVS PIVS AVG (not clear) Reverse: Libertas standing left, holding cap and cornucopiae; in field at left, star. LIBERTASAVG in field: S C

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 218–222

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.05 gm.

Accession Number

34.1385

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins