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Emisa - Heliopolis


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Syria (Seleucia & Pieria), Emisa, Caracalla, AE 30,
minted year 527(?) = 215/216 AD
AYT K M AYP ANTωNEINOC CEB,
laureate cuirassed draped bust of Caracalla/
EMICΩN KOΛΩN, hexastyle Temple of Emisa, containing
sacred stone of Elagabal, ornamented with eagle, set on base,
flanked by 2 parasols or religious standards;
steps, rectangular frame in pediment, date ZKΦ
BMC 15, Sear 2653, Scarce (NC)
Posted July 2016







Syria (Seleucia & Pieria), Emisa, Julia Domna,
minted year 527 = 215/216 AD, AE 25
IVΛIA..., diademed draped bust of Julia Domna/
KOΛΩNIAC EMICΩN ZKΦ, the Great Altar
of Elagabal at Emisa, ornamented with bas-reliefs
SGI 2451
Posted July 2016







Syria (Seleucia & Pieria), Gabala, Augustus, minted 1-14 AD, AE 8.04g
bare head of Augustus, countermark bee/
ΓABAΛEΩN,
Astarte enthroned, holding poppy capsule
and sceptre, sphinx at feet, ΛM, ZH
RPC 4452, BMC 70, Mionnet V, 627, Rare (R1)
countermark: Howgego 366
Posted July 2016








Syria (Seleucia & Pieria), Gabala, Caracalla or Macrinus(?), AE 26, 11.96g
...AV...KAICA...A...(?), laureate(?) head of Caracalla
or Macrinus(?), 2 countermarks COL and CA/
...MΛΔ...OΔ(?), Zeus (or Tyche?) seated,
holding sceptre and Nike, eagle at feet(?)
cf. Lindgren III, 1190, cf. SNG Munchen 839,
Very Rare (R2 or R3), ex Lindgren collection
Posted July 2016







Syria (Coele-Syria), Heliopolis, Philip II, as Caesar,
minted 244-247 AD, AE 18
MNL PHILIPPUS CAES,
bare cuirassed bust of Philip II/
COL HEL, 2 aquilae facing, all in laurel wreath
Lindgren I, 2168A, SNG Cop. 433
Posted July 2016