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Sale Number: 328  -  Triskeles Auctions
Lot Number: 359

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Lot 359.  Mesopotamia, Edessa. Elagabalus. A.D. 218-222. Æ (26 mm, 13.80 g, 12 h). Laureate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus left, holding spear over far shoulder and shield on arm / Tyche seated left on rocks, holding fruit; in left field, Marsyas standing right atop low column, holding wineskin over shoulder and extending arm towards Tyche; below, river-god swimming right. Cf. Mionnet Suppl. VIII, 26. Brown patina, light porosity. Very fine.

Mionnet is apparently the only reference noting an example of this type with Marsyas atop a column.

Estimate: US$ 75 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceUS$ 110 
Closing DateFriday, December 15, 2017
12:59:20 PM CDT