Province Syria Phoenice
City Byblus 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Elagabalus
Obverse inscription IMP CAIS MAR ANTONINVS AV
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΒΥΒΛΟΥ ΙƐΡΑϹ
Reverse design front view of arch with six columns(?), topped by palmette, within which Astarte standing, facing, head r., wearing kalathos, holding long sceptre and placing foot on prow; to r., small Nike standing on column, l., crowning her with wreath

 

Museum American University, Beirut (Lebanon)
Inventory no. C807
Reference 57 = Rouvier 710.2(?)
Diameter 28
Weight 16.71
Axis 12
Note