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    Abila, Decapolis Elagabalus (AD 218 - 222). AE 30mm (20.34 gm, 1h).   [AY K M AV ANTΩN], laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right / 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; NЄACV left, CE ΑΒΙΛΗ, below, above, figure standing and date: BΠC (year 282= AD 218). Cf. Spijkerman 21 and Sofaer pl. 125, 22 (both Year 281). Dark green patina, earthen fields. Very Fine.
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