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Electronic Auction 523

Lot nuber 350

PHOENICIA, Sidon. Elagabalus. AD 218-222. Æ (29mm, 13.90 g, 12h).

Electronic Auction 523
Lot: 350.
 Estimated: $ 150

Roman Provincial, Bronze

Sold For $ 450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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PHOENICIA, Sidon. Elagabalus. AD 218-222. Æ (29mm, 13.90 g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / City gate(?) with central bay between two towers; within, Marsyas standing left, carrying wine-skin over shoulder and rasing hand, between two Nikai, each standing on column, holding wreath; upper level decorated with statues; in the center, Europa seated on galloping bull right, holding billowing veil. RPC VI Online 8386; Rouvier 1550. Green surfaces with earthen highlights, minor roughness. Fine. Very rare, only five recorded in RPC and none in CoinArchives.

Rouvier cites only two examples of this reverse type, both of which were in his collection.

Closing Date and Time: 7 September 2022 at 11:56:20 ET.

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