Byblus - Astarte




Province Phoenicia
City Tyre
Size (mm) 24
Weight (g) 11.43
Die Axis 0
Tariff -
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OΠ ΔIAΔVMENIANOC KAI
Ob. Desc. Bare headed and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, Caesar
Rev. Leg. BYB - ΛOV IEPAC
Rev. Desc. Astarte right in distyle temple, covered by an arch decorated by shell-like swags, with polos on head, spear in r. hand and foot on prow, crowned with wreath by Nike, standing on column r. before her.
Meaning (coin) of the people of Byblus Glory of our temple of Astarte
References; Collection; BMC Phoenicia 40-43; Rouvier JIAN 4 (1901), 54. 699; Vismara pp.194 No. 30-52; Mionnet Vol. 8; No. 77, p.253; Mionnet Vol. 5; No.130, p.355;
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Province Phoenicia
City Tyre
Size (mm) 26
Weight (g) 10.15
Die Axis 5
Tariff -
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OΠ ΔIAΔVMENIANOC KAI
Ob. Desc. Bare headed and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, Caesar
Rev. Leg. BYB - ΛOV IEPAC
Rev. Desc. Astarte (Tyche) right in distyle temple, covered by an arch decorated by shell-like swags, with polos on head, spear in r. hand and foot on prow, crowned with wreath by Nike, standing on column r. before her.
Meaning (coin) of the people of Byblus Glory of our temple of Astarte
References; BMC Phoenicia 40-43; Rouvier JIAN 4 (1901), 54. 699; Vismara pp.194 No. 30-52; Mionnet Vol. 8; No. 77, p.253; Mionnet Vol. 5; No.130, p.355;
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