Coin of Flaviopolis with bust of Elagabalus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 219–220


Mint: Cilicia, Flaviopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 8.89 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.284

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elegabalus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Draped bust of Dionysos right, thyrsos over left shoulder.
Grapes in field at right.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour