Coin of Gaza with bust of Elagabalus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 219–220


Mint: Judaea (Syria Palestina), Gaza

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 13.65 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.496

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla right. Eagle with wings spread below.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and below; symbol in right field.

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour