Coin of Sidon Dionysos/cista issue

Title

Coin of Sidon Dionysos/cista issue

Inventory Number

DN 216

Materials

AE

Weight

5.61 g

Diameter

17 mm

Mint

Sidon

Description

Obverse: Head of Dionysos, with ivy wreath, facing left. Reverse: cista in ivy wreath; below the cista the inscription ΣΙΔΩΝΟΣ ΘΕΑΣ; above the cista ΛΞΡ.

Date

49-50 AD (year 160)

Bibliography

Unpublished

Comparisons

RPC I, no. 4584; SNG XIII Newcastle Antiquaries Soc., 803

Files

DN_216_67 recto.jpg
DN_216_verso_68.jpg
Date Added
August 14, 2017
Collection
Greek Coins
Item Type
Ancient Coin
Citation
“Coin of Sidon Dionysos/cista issue,” Diniacopoulos Coin Collection, accessed February 19, 2018, http://diniacopoulos.omeka.net/items/show/5.