Bracteate with bust of Elagabalus

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 218–222


Mint: Central Asia or India

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.5 mm. Weight: 0.11 gm.

Accession Number

64.1940

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics

Obverse: Bust of Elagabalus, laureate, draped, right.
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Reverse: Incuse of obverse.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Numismatic Fine Arts (Edward Gans), 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; October 14, 1964: purchased by MFA from Numismatic Fine Arts.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour