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78001476
Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 1476. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $375. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Berytus. Elagabalus. AD 218-222. Æ 31mm (22.39 g, 11h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Marsyas, holding wineskin over shoulder, standing right on low basis, within structure consisting of two decorated distyle wings and a central arch; above central arch, figure right on lion. Rouvier 572; AUB 106-8; SNG Copenhagen 116 (same dies). VF, brown patina, light adjustment marks on reverse.


Ex Alexandre de Barros Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 73, 13 September 2006), lot 742.