Coin of Hierapolis with bust of Elagabalus
Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Hierapolis
Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.22 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: River god (Chrysoroas seated to left holding ears of corn in his right hand and a vase in his left from which a stream flows.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 17); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour