Denarius with bust of Elagabalus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 222


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 2.36 gm.

Accession Number

01.5033

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Bust of Elagabalus, laureate, draped, right
IMPANTONINVS PIVSAVG
Reverse: Elagabalus sacrificing left, over lighted altar, holding patera in right hand and club in left; in field, left, star.
PMTRPV COSIIIIPP

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins