Elagabalus Emperor of the Roman Empire from 218 to 222.
Elagabalus was Roman emperor from 218 to 222. A member of the Severan dynasty, he was the second son of Julia Soaemias and Sextus Varius Marcellus. He was called Elagabalus only after his death.

Elagabalus showed a disregard for Roman religious traditions and sexual taboos. He replaced the traditional head of the Roman pantheon, Jupiter, with the deity Elagabalus, of whom he had been high priest. He forced leading members of Rome's government to participate in religious rites celebrating this deity, over which he personally presided.

Elagabalus was also reported to have prostituted himself in the imperial palace. His behavior estranged the Praetorian Guard, the Senate, and the common people alike.

In 222, he was assassinated and replaced by his cousin Severus Alexander.
Elagabalus
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An BL Tetradrachm struck 221-222 AD in Alexandria
Obverse: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind; A KAICAP MA AYP__ANTωNINOC EYCEB

Reverse: Athena standing half left, resting hand on shield, holding Nike holding wreath; LE

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 13 g
29 Aug 221 - 11 Mar 222 AD
Geissen 2341; Dattari 4108; Milne 2835; Emmett 2915
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An AR Tetradrachm struck 219 AD in Antioch | Emesa
Obverse: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind; AVT K M A ANTWNEINOC CEB

Reverse: eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, star below; ΔHMAPX EΞ YΠATOC TO B; Δ_E

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
According to Prieur this coin is work of Emesa engraver and might be from Emesa before his moving to Antioch. During Elegabalus' reign engravers working on tetradrachms of Caracalla and Macrinus were all rallied in Antioch.
Prieur 252
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An AE unit struck 218-222 AD in Byblos
Obverse: Radiate and cuirassed bust right; AVT KAI M AV_ANTWNINOC

Reverse: Astarte facing seated in tetrastyle, pyramidal temple, holding scepter; IEPAC BV / BΛOV

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 13.3 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop. 146; BMC 55-60.
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An AR Denarius struck AD 219 (spring) in Rome
Obverse: IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG, laureate and draped bust right

Reverse: PM TR P II COS II PP, Roma seated left on throne, holding small Victory and sceptre, shield to lower right

Diameter: 18 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 2.9 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 13
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An AR Denarius struck 219 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP CAES ANTONINVS AVG, laureate, draped bust right

Reverse: VICTOR ANTONINI AVG, Victory walking right, holding wreath and palm branch.

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RSC 293
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An AE unit struck 220/221 AD in Caesarea (Cappadocia)
Obverse: AY K M AYPH ANTWNEINOC CE, Bust of Elagabalus facing right, wearing laurel wreath, cuirass, and drapery

Reverse: MHTPOΠΟ ΚΑΙCΑΡΙ, Mt. Argaeus set upon altar inscribed ЄT Γ (year 3)

Diameter: 28 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 11.37 g
No notes for this coin
Sydenham 521a
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An AE unit struck 218-222 in Antioch
Obverse: AVT KAI MAP AV ANTΩNԐINOC CԐ, laureate head right

Reverse: SC, within wreath; ΔԐ above, eagle below

Diameter: 17 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.93 g
No notes for this coin
McAlee 782-783
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An AR Antoninianus struck 218 AD in Rome
Obverse: draped and cuirassed radiate bust right from behind; IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG

Reverse: Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm; VICTOR ANTONINI AVG

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.1 g
No notes for this coin
RSC III 289a, BMCRE V 36, RIC IV 156, cf. SRCV II 7500 (obv legend, no cuirass)
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An AR Denarius struck 220-221 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate, draped bust right from behind; IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse: Libertas standing left, holding pileus and scepter; star right; LIBERTAS AVG

Diameter: 22 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.82 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 107, RSC 92a, BMC 222
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An AR Denarius struck 221-222 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate, horned, draped bust right; IMP ANTONINVS__PIVS AVG

Reverse: Elagabalus standing right, holding patera and club or cypress branch, sacrificing over lit altar, * right; SACERD DEI SOLIS ELAGAB

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.75 g
No notes for this coin
RIC IV 131, RSC III 246, BMCRE V 225, SRCV II 7542
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An AR Denarius struck 221-222 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate, draped and bearded bust right; IMP ANTONINVS__PIVS AVG

Reverse: Elagabalus holding branch and offering from patera over altar, star in left field; SVMMVS SACERDOS AVG

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.1 g
No notes for this coin
RIC IV 146, RSC III 276c, SRCV II 7549 var (horned)
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An BL Tetradrachm struck 219-222 AD in Antioch
Obverse: laureate bust right, draped shoulder; AYT K M A__ANTWNEINOC CEB

Reverse: eagle facing, head right, wreath in beak; star below; ΔHMAPX EΞ YΠATOC TO B / Δ__E

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 10.6 g
No notes for this coin
Prieur 266
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An AR Tetradrachm struck 218-220 in Antioch
Obverse: AYT K M A dot dot ANTΩNEINOC CEB, laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder

Reverse: ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATOC TO B D-E, eagle standing facing, head left, wreath in beak, star between eagle's legs

Diameter: 27 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 14.2 g
No notes for this coin
Prieur 267
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An AR Tetradrachm struck 218-220 in Antioch
Obverse: AYT K M A dot dot ANTΩNEINOC CEB, laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder

Reverse: HMAΡX EX YPATOC TO B, eagle standing right on ground line, head and tail left, wings spread, star between legs, D-E across upper fields

Diameter: 23 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 11.5 g
No notes for this coin
Prieur 270
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An AE unit struck 220-221 AD in Tripolis
Obverse: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind; AVT K M AΥΡ__ANTWNINOC

Reverse: lighted altar of Zeus Hagios within tetrastyle temple; on the left side Helios standing half right, rising hand; on the right side Selene standing half left rising hand, holding cornucopia; star over crescent in pediment, steps below; TΡIΠO_Λ_I_TWN / BΛΦ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
ex Münz Zentrum Rheinland
SNG Copenhagen 292; BMC 114
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An AR Denarius struck 218-222 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG / laureate draped bust right

Reverse: VICTORIA AVG / Victory flying left, diadem in both hands, shields to sides, star in right field

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.23 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 161
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An AR Antoninianus struck AD 218-219 in Rome
Obverse: IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right

Reverse: MARS VICTOR, Mars advancing right, holding spear and trophy

Diameter: 22 mm
Die Orientation: 7 H
Weight: 4.44 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 122; RSC 113; Sear 7491
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An AE unit struck 218-222 AD in Sidon
Obverse: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind; IMP CES M A_V ANTONINVS

Reverse: Europa on bull right seated advancing; A_P SID COL / METRO

Diameter: 26 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 11.9 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 229.
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An AE Pentassarion struck 218-222 AD in Marcianopolis
Obverse: Confronted busts of Elagabalus right, laureate, and Julia Maesa left, draped

Reverse: Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia; E (mark of value) to right.

Diameter: 26 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 12.05 g
MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Elagabalus, with Julia Soaemias. AD 218-222. Æ Pentassarion (26mm, 12,05 g). Julius Antonius Seleucus, legatus consularis.
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