Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Elagabalus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 218–222


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.58 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1404

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor, radiate, on horseback left, right hand raised, spear over left shoulder.
Inscription in Greek around, in left field, and in exergue.

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