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205, Lot: 331. Estimate $100.
Sold for $310. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Orthosia. Elagabalus. AD 218-222. Æ 23mm (7.51 g, 12h). Dated CY 533 (AD 221/2). Laureate head right / Statue of Astarte standing facing, being crowned by Nike on short column beside her, within tetrastyle temple with pediment above central arch and doorways on sides; stairs leading to both doorways; ΓΛ-Φ (date) around altar. SNG Copenhagen -; BMC 5-6 corr. (Severus Alexander as Caesar). VF, green patina, flan flaw on obverse.

From the D. Alighieri Collection.