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Emperor Elagabalus

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Elagabalus, Silver Denarius, Salus, AD 218-219

 

Obverse: Laureate and draped bust, right, IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG

 

Reverse: Salus standing right feeding snake held in her arms

 

 

Ref: S7543 RIC 140

2.66g, 19mm

Grade: VF+

 

 

 

£95 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first) #276

Elagabalus, Silver Denarius, Rome, AD 218-219, Mars

 

 

Obverse:  Laureate and draped bust, right, IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG

 

Reverse: Mars Victor walking right, carrying spear and trophy

Ref: S7526 var

3.38g, 20mm

Grade: About VF, porous and flan crack

Prov: Ex Savoca Coins

 

 

£45 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) #297

Elagabalus, Silver Denarius, Rome, AD 219, Felicitas

Obverse:  Laureate and draped bust, right, IMP ANTONINVS AVG

 

Reverse: Felicitas standing left holding long caduseus and cornucopia, TEMPORVM FELICITAS

Ref: S7551

3.2g, 18.6mm

Grade: VF

 

 

 

£65 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) #297

Elagabalus, Silver Denarius, Rome, AD 219, Victory

Obverse:  Laureate and draped bust, right, IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG

 

Reverse: Victory advancing right holding wreath and palm

Ref: S7553 var

3.09g, 19mm

Grade: VF

Prov: Ex Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.

 

 

£110 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) #274

Elagabalus, Silver Denarius, Rome, AD 220-221, Libertas

Obverse:  Laureate and draped bust, right, IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG

 

Reverse: Libertas standing with pileus and rod, star to right

Ref: S7523

2.12g, 18mm

Grade: AVF slightly off centre and porous

Prov: Ex Savoca Coins

 

 

£50 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) #297

Elagabalus, Silver Denarius, Rome, AD 220-221, Victory Over Shields

Obverse:  Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust, right, IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

 

Reverse: VICTORIA AVG: Victory, winged, draped, flying right, holding diadem (or garland) with both hands; to either side a shield; star in  left field

Ref: S7554, RIC 161

3.07g, 19mm

Grade: VF 

 

 

 

£65 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) 

Elagabalus, Silver Denarius, Rome, AD 221-222, Sacrificing, Horned

Obverse:  Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust, right, IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG. Horned headdress in this version.

 

Reverse: Elagabalus in priestly robes, standing right, sacrificing over an altar holding branch or club, SACERD DEI SOLIS ELAGAB

Ref: S7542, RIC 131

3.13g, 19mm

Grade: VF+ but horn not very obvious 

 

 

£95 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) #300

Elagabalus, Silver Denarius, Rome, AD 221-222, Sacrificing, Horned

Obverse:  Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust, right, IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG. Horned headdress in this version.

 

Reverse: Elagabalus in priestly robes, standing left, sacrificing over a tripod-altar holding branch, elongated star to left field, remnants of old star to right, SVMMVS SACERDOS AVG

Ref: S7549, RIC 146

1.94g, 20mm

Grade: VF+ 

Prov: Ex Savoca Coins

Note: The extended star may be Halley's comet which appeared that year. 

£160 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) #299

Elagabalus, Bronze AE25, Moesia Inferior, Marcianopolis, AD 218-222

 

Obverse:  Laureate, draped bust, right, AVT K M AYP ANTONEINOC (Magistrate Julius Antonius Seleucus)

 

Reverse: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia

Ref: Moushmov 654

10.74g, 25mm. Grade: VF 

Prov: Ex Savoca Coins

Note: There seems to be a disagreement about the deity on the reverse of this coin, she is described also as Fortuna (=Tyche) or Homonoia (=Concordia)

 

£55 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) #295

Elagabalus, AR Provincial Eagle Tetradrachm, Antioch AD 219

Obverse:  AVT K M ANTΩN[EINOC CEB], laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder, three dots above

 

Reverse: ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATOC TO B, eagle standing facing, head left, holding wreath in its beak, star between legs, delta-epsilon across upper fields

Ref: Prieur 267, Sear 3096

13.47g, 25mm. 

Grade: VF+ for type 

Prov: Ex TimeLine

 

 

£140 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) #134

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