RPC I, 4622


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4622
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Roman Republic
Dating 44/43 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΠΓ
Reverse design eagle standing, l., on prow of galley, and with palm on wing; to l., club; date in Greek numbers, with monogram or Greek letters; below eagle, Phoenician letter
Metal Silver
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 13.82 g
Axis 12
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 2078 Rouvier 2061
2     L BMC 171
3     NY: 1951.116.335
4     Beirut-AUB Baramki 75
5     Berk Buy or Bid Sale 204, 18 July 2018, lot 111 (ex Berk BBS 203, 18 Jan. 2018, lot 156)