Province Syria Phoenice
City Sidon 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Elagabalus
Obverse inscription IM C M AV(R) ANTONINVS AVG (P)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METR(O) SID
Reverse design three-quarter view of two-wheel car of Astarte, r., with shrine with four columns within which baetyl on basis; on either side, priest(?) standing, holding torch; on the roof, four palm branches

 

Reference CNG EA 263, 31 Aug. 2011, lot 269
Diameter 28
Weight 14.30
Axis 12
Note
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