Hi, all. Here is a coin of Sidon
, unfortunately very poorly preserved. Can someone tell me the meaning of ΣIΔΩNOΣ ΘEAΣ? I saw the phrase translated as "Sidon
the Holy", but I think the Greek word for "holy" is IEΡAΣ. Any clarification would be appreciated. Thanks, V-drome
Time of Claudius
of young Dionysus
left, wreathed with ivy.
Rev: LΞΡ (year 160)
Dionysiac cista mystica.
17.5x16.5mm. 5.31gm. Axis