Province Syria Phoenice
City Tyre 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Elagabalus
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription TVRIORVM
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, turreted, holding long sceptre and resting on trophy on her right, crowned by Nike standing on small column, left, on her left; at her feet, to left, small palm tree; behind the column, murex shell

 

Reference CGT coll. = CNG Auction 307, 24 July 2013, lot 221
Diameter 27
Weight 19.93
Axis 12
Note