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ID:     53-099
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Phoenicia
City:     Tyre
Issuer:     Elagabalus
Date Ruled:     218-222
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 26
Date Struck:     218-222
Diameter:     25.9 mm
Weight:     9.37 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     TYRIORVM
Reverse Description:     Dido standing left on deck of galley sailing right, holding short scepter and cornucopia; at stern, helmsman steering ship with rudder to left; sailor to right, stern decorated with a shield and aphlaston
Primary Reference:     AUB 246
Reference2:     BMC 410
Reference3:     Lindgren 2379
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     Agora Auction 53: Lot No. 99