Coin of Hierapolis with bust of Elagabalus
Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Hierapolis
Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 30.13 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right with aegis.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor stands at right sacrificing before distyle temple in which is Apollo Kitharoedos?.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
By 1971: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; November 10, 1971: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour