Greek Silver & Bronze Coins - Celtic - Susanian
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria, Antiochia ad Orontem (Antioch), Elagabalus (A.D. 218-222), billon tetradrachms, (11.49, 11.85, 13.64 g) (last coin illustrated), obv. laureate bust of Elagabalus to right, around AYT K M A ANTWNEINO C CEB, rev. eagle standing facing, head to right (1) or left (2), wreath in beak, between legs star, **D E* above, around **DHMARC EX UPATOC TO B, (S.3096, McAlee 758, 761, Bellinger 42, 43 [ANS Num. Stud. No.3], p.28, plate IV,10, Prieur 250, 254). All dark coppery colour, fine - very fine. (3)
Ex Gordon Parry Collection, Noble Numismartics Sale 91 (lot 3513), the first from Alex G. Malloy Auction Sale XLI, November 17, 1995 (lot 362); last from Jean Elsen, Sale 95 (lot 493) (illustrated), all with packets.
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SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria, Antiochia ad Orontem (Antioch), Elagabalus (A.D. 218-222), billon tetradrachms, (11.49, 11.85, ...