Coin of Marcianopolis with busts of Elagabalus and Julia Maesa, struck under Iul. Antonius Seleucus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 218–222


Mint: Moesia, Marcianopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.43 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.2900

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus at left facing draped bust of Julia Maesa wearing stephane at right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Concordia to left, holds patera in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at left.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour