RPC II, 2053


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Coin type
Volume II
Number 2053
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Vespasian
Issue Year 186
Dating AD 75/6
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bust of young Dionysus, r., crowned with ivy
Reverse inscription ΣΙΔΩΝΟΣ ΘΕΑΣ, ϚΠΡ (in field)
Reverse design prow, l., stem terminating in volute; on prow, turreted Astarte standing, l., holding aphlaston and cruciform standard; on r., Phoenician inscription
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 6.66 g
Reference Rouvier —
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L BMC 192
2     Beirut-AUB Baramki 194 and pl. XXIV, 7