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Roman Provincial: Phoenicia-Byblus


Commodus, AE26, 180-192, Phoenicia-Byblus
(Legend worn)
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
BVBLOV IEPAC
Tetrastyle temple with shell-pattern arch, Astarte within, turreted, standing right, scepter in right hand, left hand on knee, left foot on prow
25mm x 26mm, 11.62g
BMC 99, 21; Rouvier IV, 51, 684


Diadumenian, AE19, 218, Phoenicia-Byblus
M OP DIADOVMENIANOC KAI
Bare-headed, cuirassed bust right
[BVBLOV] IEPAC
Isis Faria standing right on raft, holding inflated sail
18mm x 19mm, 7.03g
BMC Phoenicia p. 104, 44ff; SNG Copenhagen 144