Coin of Perinthus with bust of Elagabalus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 218–222


Mint: Thrace, Perinthus

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 20.70 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.1086

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Ship with rowers and full-blown sail to right. In stern, two standards.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour