Coin of Berytus with bust of Elagabalus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 218–222


Mint: Syria, Berytus

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 9.64 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1998.626

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right.
IMPCAESMAVRAN TONINVSAVG
Reverse: Neptune with dolphin and trident stands within temple with six columns.
COLIVL AVGFEL either side of steps: BE R

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London (auction of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, part XII, February 21-23, lot 3003, partial); probably 1961: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III