Coin of Sardis with bust of Elagabalus, struck under Hermophilus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 218–222


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Sardis

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 10.20 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.204

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Prize crown, containing palm, on base, inscription in Greek.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, February 10, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.