AE - Elagabalus Petra

AE - Elagabalus (Petra) -  obverseAE - Elagabalus (Petra) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Roman provinces (Rome)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 218-222
Value (1/800)
Currency Arabia - Denarius
Composition Bronze
Weight 6.25 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 77434
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References SNG Cop# 1373
Niels Breitenstein, Willy Schwabacher; 1942. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum / Volume 1. Italy, Part 1 : Etruria - Campania. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
And 43 more volumes.

Obverse

The Emperor Elagabalus (Heliogabalus or Marcus Aurelius Antoninus), laureate and draped to the right.

Lettering: IMP M AVR ANTONINVS

Reverse

A priest tracing the Pomerium (the sacred boundary of the city), with a plow towed by a cow.

Lettering:
PETRA
COLONI

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Petra, Arabia, Jordan

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (218-222)  Syria, Decapolis

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