Province Syria Phoenice
City Sidon 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Elagabalus
Obverse inscription IMP CAESAR M A ANTONINVS AV
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design three-quarter view of two-wheel car of Astarte, right, with shrine with four columns within which baetyl on two supports; on the roof, four palm branches

 

Museum British Museum, London (UK)
Inventory no. 1844,0425.2345
Reference BMC 252
Diameter 28
Weight 16.78
Axis 12
Note