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ID:     28-054
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Phoenicia
City:     Berytus
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     198-217
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 24
Date Struck:     198-217
Diameter:     23.7 mm
Weight:     9.03 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP M AVRELIAN AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; three sun countermarks around
Reverse Legend:     COL IVL ANT AVG FE BER
Reverse Description:     tetrastyle temple containing figure of Astarte, crowned by Nike standing on column to right; stairway below temple
Primary Reference:     BMC 143
Reference2:     C/Ms: sun mark is not listed in Howgego
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Grade:     aVF
Notes:     Agora Auction 28: Lot No. 54