RPC I, 4559

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4559
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Augustus
Issue Year 106
Dating 6/5 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design veiled head of Tyche, r.
Reverse inscription ΣΙΔΩΝΙΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, L ϚΡ
Reverse design eagle with palm standing, l., on prow; monogram(s) or Greek letters
Metal Silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 6.36 g
Axis 12
Reference Prieur 1350
Specimens 9
Note The letters ΚΑΙ appear on the obv. behind the head, which was taken by Grant, FITA 127 to stand for ΚΑΙ(σαρ).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Rouvier 1326
2     P Bab 1698
3     ✸ P Bab 1699
4     L BMC 113
5     NY: 1944.100.71481
6     NY: 1944.100.71482
7     NY: 1944.100.71483
8     NY
9     V: GR 22156