|Davissons, Ltd. > E-Auction 42||Auction date: 8 December 2021|
|Lot number: 56|
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Elagabalus, with Julia Maesa. A.D. 218-222. Æ pentassarion. 12.88 gm. 27 mm. Struck under the consular legate Julius Antonius Seleucus. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right, facing diademed and draped bust of Julia Maesa left; AYT K M AYP ANTΩNEINOC AYΓ ΙΟYΛΙΑ ΜΑΕCA AVΓ / Dionysos standing facing, head to left, pouring wine from kantharos and holding filleted thyrsos; E (denomination) in right field; ΥΠ ΙΟΥΛ ΑΝΤ CΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΛΙ / ΤΩΝ. H&J 22.214.171.124. Varbanov 1623. Near Very Fine; pleasing smooth green and brown patina; well centered and well struck on a broad flan. Nice for issue.
Acquired from Acropolis-Burbulis in New York in January 1999.
Estimate: 200 USD