Coin of Sidon with bust of Elagabalus
Mint: Sidon, Syria
Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 5.73 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right.
MIPC MAVAN TONIN[VSAVG]
Reverse: Kadmos runs left, looking right, wearing sheathed sword and cloak. Right hand points forward and left holds cloak around his waist.
COLAVR PI AMETRSID
By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, part XII, February 21-23, 1961, lot 3003, partial); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 11, 1968
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III