JUDAEA, Nicopolis-Emmaus. Elagabalus.
|315, Lot: 273. Estimate $500.
Sold for $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 218-222. Æ (20mm, 10.28 g, 6h). Dated CY 2 (AD 210/20). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, with right foot on prow, holding bust and spear, within tetrastyle temple with pediment and central arch; [E B] (date) in exergue. Rosenberger 1-2; Sofaer 3. Fine, rough brown surfaces. Rare.
The mint of Nicopolis-Emmaus was only active under Marcus Aurelius and Elagabalus.