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Dupondius with bust of Elagabalus

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Obverse: Bust of Elagabalus, radiate, right. IMPCAESMAVRANTONINVSPIVSAVG Reverse: Sun, radiate, walking left, right arm raised, holding whip in left; in field, star. PMTRP IIIC OSIIIPP S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 221

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.50 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

35.270

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins