Coin of Claudiopolis with bust of Elagabalus
Mint: Bithynia, Claudiopolis
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 17.91 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to left, with spear and shield (on which Athena drives biga left?).
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Octastyle temple, with shield or imago in pediment.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III