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Roman, Elagabalus AR Antoninianus - SALVS ANTONINI AVG
Roman Empire
Emperor Varius 'Elagabalus' Antoninus (218 - 222 AD)
Silver Antoninianus, Struck at the Rome Mint.

obv: IMP CAES M AUR ANTONINUS - Radiate bust of the Emperor right, draped and cuirassed.
rev: SALVS ANTONINI AUG - Salus standing facing right, holding snake, which she feeds from patera held in other hand.

5.20 Grams
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Album name:rexesq / Superb and Masterpiece Portraits Gallery
Keywords:elag, elagabalus, ant, antoninus, antoninianus, silver, AR, salus, heavy
File Size:98 KB
Date added:Apr 24, 2015
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Banjaxed  [Jul 10, 2015 at 12:11 PM]
I like how Elegabalus looks here. Something about the set of the mouth indicates displeasure, something abouth the nose says disgust and something about the eyes tells you he's a wee bit unhinged! Thanks for sharing this one. Lovely coin.