Province Syria Phoenice
City Tyre 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Obverse inscription IMP C C VIB VOLVSIANVS AVG
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Volusian, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METRO, ΔΙ-ΔⲰ
Reverse design (Dido building Carthage) Dido standing l., holding rule and sceptre, in front a city gate; above the gate, a mason at work; below, a man to r. digging with a pick; in field above, murex shell; on r. palm tree

Coin no. 1 of RPC IX, 2020

 

Museum London, British Museum
Inventory no.
Reference BMC 447
Diameter 27
Weight 16.66
Axis 12
Note