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Provincial, Roman – 221 AD

Elagabalus & Julia

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Youthful Elagabalus right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and his grandmother Julia Maesa left.
Reverse: Bonus Eventus standing nude with head turned left, holding patera and grain ears.

LEGEND
Obv: AVT K M AVP ANTΩNEINOC AYΓ IOVΛIA MAICA AVΓ, Confronted busts of Emperor Elagabalus right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and his grandmother Julia Maesa left, draped and wearing stephane. Rev: Y Π IOY (ligate OY) Λ ANT CE Λ EYKOY(ligate OY) MAP(ligate AP)KIANOΠOΛIT, ligate ΩN below the mark of value. Figure of Bonus Eventus standing nude with head turned left, holding patera and grain ears; Ǝ (mark of value) in field to the left.

 

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Pentassarion (5 Assarion). Metal: AE Bronze. Weight: 13.57 grams. Mint: Marcianopolis, Moesia. Date: circa 220 – 221 AD.
Attribution: Hristova & Jekov, Coins of Moesia Inferior I-III, 6.28.7.1 (R6, same dies as illustration); Varbanov 1661 (R5, same dies as illustration); Pick & Regling, Antiken Münzen von Dacien & Moesien, 950. Photo Courtesy of CNG.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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