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Roman Empire

Ruler: Elagabalus
Reigned: 218 - 222 A.D.
Denomination: AR Tetradrachm
Mint: Syria: Seleucis & Piera: Antiochia ad Orontem
Date of Issue: 219 A.D.
Obverse: Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder. "ΑϒΤ. Κ.Μ.Α. ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟC CEB"
Reverse: Eagle facing head right, wreath in beak, between legs, star. "Δ-Ε" in upper field.
"ΔΗΜΑΡX. ΕΞ ϒΠATOC TO B." (twice consul=219 AD)
Reference: GIC 3096 variant (eagle facing l.)
Weight: 13.9 gms
Diameter: 23.5 mm

ELAGABALUS (Varius Avitus Bassianus)

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