Quinarius with bust of Elagabalus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 218–222


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.45 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2660

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Elagabalus to right, seen slightly from back.
IMPANTONINVSPIVSAVG
Reverse: Libertas, draped, stands front, head left, holding pileus in right hand, rod in left. Star in field at right.
LIBER TASAVG

Provenance

By 1963: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Munzen und Medaillen, A.G., December 11, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour