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Ascalon (Ashkelon, Israel) - Trajan56 viewsCEBAC[TOC] , laureate bust of Trajan right.
ACLAΛΩ , female deity standing left holding standard and aphlaston (WTF ?) ; to the left, an altar ; to the right, a dove, and ΔIC : year 214 = 110-111 AD.
23 mm.

The dove is the sacred bird of the godess Derketo. The deity standing on this reverse may be a tyche, but may be Derketo too.
Ginolerhino
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ascalon191-13 viewsElagabalus
Ascalon, Judaea

Obv: Laureate draped bust right.
Rev: Derketo standing on Triton, holding dove in right hand and cornucopia and scepter in left arm.
20 mm, 6.90 gms

Sofaer 191, Rosenberger 214
Charles M
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ascalon191-23 viewsElagabalus
Ascalon, Judaea

Obv: AVT K M A ANTWNεINOC. Laureate draped bust right.
Rev: Derketo standing on Triton, holding dove in right hand and cornucopia and scepter in left arm.
21 mm, 8.50 gms

Sofaer 191, Rosenberger 214
Charles M
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ascalon192-13 viewsElagabalus
Ascalon, Judaea

Obv: [AVT K M A] ANTW[NεINOC]. Laureate draped bust right.
Rev: ACKAΛW on left, BKT on right. Derketo standing on Triton, holding dove in right hand and scepter in left arm.
20 mm, 7.60 gms

Sofaer 192 Rosenberger 219
Charles M
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Palaestina, Askalon, Antoninus Pius, Rosenberger 184 var. 53 viewsAntoninus Pius, AD 138-161
AE 25, 16.52g
dated AD 156/157 (year 260)
obv. ANTWNINOC CEBACTOC (beginning upper r.)
Bust, laureate, r.
rev. ACKA[LWN] - ZC (year 260)
Goddess Derketo, in long clothes, crescent on head, puff of garment over l.
arm, stg. facing, head l.(?), holding long sceptre in l. hand and dove in
outstretched r. hand; at her feet Triton in several coils swimming l., holding
cornucopiae with both hands.
BMC Palestine 197; Rosenberger 184 var. (different date); SNG ANS 723 var. (different date)
about VF, brown patina, light roughness
Pedigree:
ex coll. J.S.Wagner
ex CNG Electronic Auction #168, lot 197

The rev. is known for Severus, Diadumenian and Elagabal too. For more information please take a look under 'Mythological interesting coins'
1 commentsJochen
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Palaestina, Askalon, Domitian, Rosenberger 11432 viewsDomitian, AD 81-96
AE 21, 13.63g
struck AD 85/86 (year 189)
obv. [...CEBACTOC?]
Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. [ACKALW]
Astarte (Derketo?), wearing kalathos, stg. l. on prora, holding scepter in raised
r. hand and aphlaston in l. hand; l. before her an altar, in r. field a dove stg. l.
in r. filed QPR (year 189)
about VF, rubiginous sandpatina

Astarte was the city-goddess and guardian of Askalon.
Jochen
   
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