Happy Death Anniversary, Elagabalus!

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  1. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Glad I could be of assistance.
     
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  3. ominus1

    ominus1 When in Rome, do as the Romans do Supporter

    haha! i know!..i know!!
     
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  4. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & Eccentric Moderator

    Man, those Pre-Raphaelite painters were something, weren't they?

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  5. gogili1977

    gogili1977 Well-Known Member

    Elagabalus denarii:
    VICTORA AVG (2.8 gr)
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    PROVID DEORVM (3.1 gr)
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    SACERD DEI SOLIS ELAGAB (2.8 gr)
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  6. kevin McGonigal

    kevin McGonigal Well-Known Member

    People have been celebrating this date ever since 222 as one of their "fasti days), except for the emperor himself who discovered this day as very "nefasti"
     
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  7. Publius

    Publius Active Member

    42a Elagabalus RIC IV-II Antioch 167.jpg
    3,25 g., 20 mm, AD 218 - 219
    Obv.: ANTONINVS PIVS FEL AVG
    Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
    Rev.: CONSV-L II P P
    Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopia.

    42c Elagabalus Alexandria Troas.jpg
    Æ21, 6,05 g., 21 mm, AD 218 - 222
    Obv.: M AVR ANT-ONINVS
    Laureate head right.
    Rev.: COL AVG (TR)-O ALEX
    Horse advancing right, grazing.
     
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