Province Syria Phoenice
City Sidon 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Severus Alexander
Obverse inscription IMR (sic) CAE M AVR SEV ALEXANDR(O)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METR SID
Reverse design front view of temple with six 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; below, fence(?)

 

Museum Berlin, Staatliche Museen (Germany)
Inventory no. L1906
Reference
Diameter 27
Weight 12.14
Axis 12
Note