This coin is a Roman silver denarius minted during the reign of Elagabalus, 218-222 A.D. The obverse depicts a portrait of Elagabalus IMP. ANTONINUVS AVG.
Elagabalus, also known as Heliogabalus, was the Roman Emperor from 218- 222 A.D., a member of the Severan Dynasty, he was Syrian, the second son of Julia Soaemias and Sextus Varius Marcellus. In his early youth he served the god Elagabalus as a priest in Emesa, the hometown of his mother’s family.
This coin is set in a Walker Christopher Goldsmiths Ltd. 14K gold frame.