Dupondius with bust of Elagabalus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 221


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.50 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

35.270

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Elagabalus, radiate, right.
IMPCAESMAVRANTONINVSPIVSAVG
Reverse: Sun, radiate, walking left, right arm raised, holding whip in left; in field, star.
PMTRP IIIC OSIIIPP S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)