Denarius with bust of Elagabalus
Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 2.84 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Elagabalus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right, seen from back.
Reverse: Triumphal car, drawn to right by four horses, carrying sacred stone of Emesa on which is eagle. Four parasols also on car.
SANCTDEOSOLI ELAGABAL (in exergue)
By date unknown: with Bank Leu & Co., AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; May 19, 1969: purchased from Bank Leu & Co., AG by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; June 11, 1969: gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA
Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock