Elagabalus – Denarius – Mars

Elagabalus , 218 - 219 AD , Roman Imperial Coins

Obverse: IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG – Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right, seen from behind.

The Inscription reads: Imperator, Caesar, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus – Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Marcus Aurelius, Antoninus [Pius] emperor (Augustus).

Reverse:  MARS VICTOR – Mars advancing right, holding spear in his right hand and trophy over his left shoulder

The Inscription reads: Mars Victor – Mars, the victorious.

  • Elagabalus
  • Rome
  • Denarius
  • Silver
  • 3.18gr
  • 18mm
  • RIC 123

Attractively toned. Slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.

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