Sidon

Sidon was a city of maritime power for the Phoenicians, located on the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. It was a center of purple-dying and the manufacture of glass.


Sidon Hover to enlarge Sidon

Sidon
AE 22
106 BC
Obvs: Tyche wearing turreted crown, palm behind shoulder all within border.
Revs: Lς ΣIΔΩNIΩN, War galley. Phoenician letters below.
22mm, 7.54g
$139.00
Order # G 027
Ref: BMC 120

Antiochos VIII Hover to enlarge Antiochos VIII

Antiochos VIII
Mint: Sidon
AR Tetradrachm
116/115 BC
Obvs: Diademed head of Antiochos right within fillet border.
Revs: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY EΠIФANOYΣ, Zeus Ouranios standing left, holding star and scepter. Outer left, ΣIΔΩ IEP Σ٩P in three lines above monogram. Date in exergue, all within wreath.
28x30mm, 16.22g
$375.00
Order # G 267
Ref: SC 2 2330.2

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Demetrios II Hover to enlarge Demetrios II

Demetrios II
Mint: Sidon
Year 186, 127/126 BC
Obvs: Diademed and draped bust of Demetrios II right beardless within dotted border, B behind.
Revs: ΣIΔΩNOΣ ΘEAΣ in two lines to left, Phoenician script to right "of the Sidonians". Astarte on prow left holding asphlaston and naval trophy. ζΠΡ to right.
AE 18x19mm, 4.60g
$0.00
Order # G 284
SNG Spaer 2215, SC Vol. 2 2189.8

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