Syria> Elagabalus (Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus): AR Tetradrachm, Antioch, Syria, 218-220 CE; 26 x 24mm, 11.25g. AVT K M A ANTѠNEINOC CEB, laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder / ΔHMAPX EΞ YΠATOC TO B, eagle standing front, head left, wreath in beak, tail left, star between legs, Δ-E on either side of eagle's head. Prieur 249. Only 18 at the time of his death, "the name Elagabalus is branded in history above all others because of his unspeakably disgusting life"; called Elagabalus only after his death.
Unsold: may be available for sale $75.00
The auction closed on Tuesday, 09 October 2018 19:00