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, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design three-quarter view of two-wheel car of Astarte, r., with shrine with four columns within which baetyl on basis and two supports; on the roof, two or four palm branches

 

Museum British Museum, London (UK)
Inventory no. 1874,0715.410
Reference BMC 251
Diameter 31
Weight 17.47
Axis 12
Note