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    Four Cities Sacrifice to Astarte

    Tyre, Phoenicia. Philip I (AD 244-249). Æ 31mm (20.44 gm, 6h).  IMP M IL PHI-LIPPVS P F AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip right / COL TVR • METR •, Astarte standing facing, holding transverse scepter, placing right hand on trophy, being crowned by Nike standing on a column behind, Marsyas between trophy and Astarte, murex shell right; below, four Tyches standing, three raising hands, one sacrificing over altar. Rouvier 2440. Extremely rare, with a fascinating reverse type! Light green patina with earthen overlay. A pleasing Very Fine.
    From The Dr. Patrick Tan Collection


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