Coin of Caesarea with bust of Elagabalus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 219


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.05 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.1444

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: Mt. Argaeus on altar.
Inscriptions in Greek around and on altar.

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