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 American Numismatic Society, New York (USA)
Inventory no. 1944.100.72501
Reference
Diameter 26
Weight 9.33
Axis 12
Note
External URI http://numismatics.org/collection/1944.100.72501