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bpv_521211 - ELAGABALUS Tétradrachme

ELAGABALUS Tétradrachme VF
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 4
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : billon
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 12,27 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire à l’usure régulière. Beau revers. Patine gris foncé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection ENP


Obverse description : Tête laurée d’Élagabal à droite (O*).
Obverse legend : A KAISAR MA AUR - ANTwNEINOS - EUSEB, (Autokrator Kaisar Markos Aurhlios Antwneinos eusebios).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Marc Aurèle Antonin pieux).


Reverse legend : L.
Reverse description : Buste de Sérapis à droite.
Reverse legend : G.
Reverse translation : (An 3).

Historical background


(16/05/218-12/03/222) Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Elagabalus was proclaimed emperor on May 16 218, only august until late June or early July, leaving Syria to reach Rome. Elagabalus stops at Nicomedia, he spent the winter and it gets sick. It is in this city that takes its second consulate. Elagabalus not arrive in Rome in July or September 219, bringing the black stone of worship to install in its capital. He never returned to Syria assassinated soon after an unparalleled reign turpitude and disorders.

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