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    Abila, Decapolis. Elagabalus (218 - 222 AD). AE (31.5mm, 15.96 gm, 12h). Draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus r., laureate; AYT KM AYP AV ANTWNEINO / Hexastyle temple facade with central arch and podium with stairs, flanked by two towers with doors and windows; in center, flaming altar; in front, colonnade (?); [CE] ΑΒΙΛΗ below; KOI CY on l., NIENO (of the people of Seleucia Abila in Coele-Syria) on r.; above, figure standing and date: ΑΠC (year 281 = 217/8 AD). Spijk. 21. Sofaer pl. 125,22. Dark green patina, earthen highlights. Extremely Fine.

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