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Coin ID #5508

Pergamon (AD 218-222) AE 42 - Elagabalus

Elagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE42 - Medallion (36.00g, 6h). Ti. Claudius Alexander, theologos and strategus. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; countermark: animal suckling infant in incuse circle / Hercules advancing right, holding raised club and lion skin, fighting Amazon (Hippolyte) standing right; name in legend. VF, red and brown patina, rough. Extremely rare.

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City/Mint name:Pergamon
Rating (1 votes):00000
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:For coin: SNG France 2259 (same dies); for countermark: Howgego 318
Valuation:CNG Auc. 79 (9/2008), lot 585 ($4,270 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:78 KiB
Date added:Nov 26, 2008
Dimensions:700 x 346 pixels
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