THRACE. Philippopolis. Elagabalus, 218-222. Pentassarion (Bronze, 31 mm, 17.27 g, 7 h). AYT K M AYP ANTΩNEINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to left, holding spear and shield. Rev. MHTPOΠΟΛEΩC ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛEΩC NE-ΩKO-POY Nude athlete standing front, holding staff in his right hand and discus in his left. BMC -. Lanz 117 (2003), 999 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen -. Varbanov -. Extremely rare and with a very interesting reverse. Somewhat rough, otherwise, very fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.