Province Syria Phoenice
City Tyre 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Philip I
Obverse inscription IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS P F AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METR(O)
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, placing r. on palm tree to l. and holding sceptre, crowned by Victory on column to r.; on her side, Marsyas standing, club, and murex shell; below, four Tychai standing, with altar in between, sacrificing to Astarte: the first is r., looking up with upraised r. hand; the second is r., looking up and holding with upraised r. hand dish with offerings; the third is l., looking down and pouring libation on altar; the fourth is l., holding with upraised r. wreath

 

Museum American Numismatic Society, New York (USA)
Inventory no. 1944.100.81889
Reference
Diameter 30.7
Weight 18.60
Axis 1
Note
External URI http://numismatics.org/collection/1944.100.81889