THRACE, Philippopolis. Elagabalus.
|CNG 88, Lot: 779. Estimate $750.
Sold for $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 218-222. Æ Medallion (38mm, 26.07 g, 6h). Pythian Games issue. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Octostyle temple with colonnaded side porch in perspective left; shield over sword in pediment. Mouchmov, Philippopolis
-; Varbanov 1658 (same dies as illustration). Near EF, attractive black-green patina with lighter green overtones. Very rare.
From Group CEM.