Province Syria Phoenice
City Sidon 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Elagabalus
Obverse inscription IVLIA MESA (sic) AVG
Obverse design draped bust of Julia Maesa, r., with raised drapery on shoulder
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA MƐTR SIDON
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre, crowned by Nike standing on small column, l., on her l.; to l., Marsyas standing, r., carrying wineskin on shoulder and raising hand

 

Reference CNG MBS 78, 14 May 2008, lot 1480
Diameter 28
Weight 17.01
Axis 12
Note
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