Monthly Archives: December 2008

Elagabalus Denarius

000_3521.jpg000_3520.jpg000_3519.jpg000_3518.jpg000_3516.jpg000_3515.jpg000_3514.jpg000_3513.jpg000_3512.jpg000_3511.jpg000_3509.jpg000_3508.jpg000_35071.jpg000_3506.jpg000_3505.jpg000_3504.jpgElagabalus Denarius, Emperor AD 218-222, struck AD 219, RIC 121, RSC 109, Van Meter 44 but with obverse legend 4,  21 mm, 2.7 gms, Obverse:  laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus facing right, IMP CAES ANTONINVS AVG, Reverse:  Mars advancing right, holding a trophy over his shoulder with his left hand and a spear in his right, MARS VICTOR, very lustrous coin, superb and very high relief portrait of Elagabalus, very detailed reverse, full and well struck legends on both sides, a very lovely coin well struck and centered with just a very tiny touch of wear on the high point of the obverse, a beauty on a large flan and graded EF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $255 includes priority mail and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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