Elagabalus Sestertius Ancient Roman Coin 218-222 AD

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Description

Elagabalus was Roman emperor from 218 to 222. His grandmother Julia Maesa instigated a revolt among the Third Legion and Macrinus was replace by Elagabalus.  Due to his bizarre behavior, she replaces him with Severus Alexander and Elagabalus is murdered.

Obverse: IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right

Reverse: LIBERTAS. AVGVSTI S-C, Libertas standing left, holding pileus and scepter, star in right field

This museum quality reproduction was made from impressions of the original coin by Peter Rosa.

Diameter: 31 mm

Copper plated, lead-free pewter, hand finished patina, made in the USA.
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.

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