Lot 367. Phoenicia, Tyre. Elagabalus. A.D. 218-222. Æ.
Phoenicia, Tyre. Elagabalus. A.D. 218-222. Æ (28 mm, 16.86 g, 5 h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right / Astarte standing facing, holding scepter and placing hand on trophy; behind her, Nike standing left on column, crowning her with wreath; in inner left field, Marsyas standing right, extending arm towards Astarte and holding wine-skin over shoulder; in inner right field, murex shell. BMC 390; Rouvier 2358. Sandy-brown patina. Nearly very fine.