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ID:     43-104
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Phoenicia
City:     Tyre
Issuer:     Elagabalus
Date Ruled:     218-222
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 30
Date Struck:     218-222
Diameter:     29.8 mm
Weight:     12.95 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; c/m: bust of Melqart right
Reverse Legend:     SEPT IM T VRO COLO
Reverse Description:     Astarte standing facing, placing right hand on trophy and holding scepter in left, being crowned by Nike on column; Marsyas to inner left, murex shell to inner right
Primary Reference:     Rouvier 2358
Reference2:     BMC 390
Reference3:     c/m: Howgego 15
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 43: Lot No. 104; (2) Ex Amphora Coins