RPC I, 4629


Image of specimen #8


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4629
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Roman Republic
Dating 35/34 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ϘΒ
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 30 mm
Average weight 13.42 g
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 2083 Rouvier 2070
2     L BMC 177
3     NY
4     NY
5     B
6     B
7     V: GR 22290
8     ✸ Stack's Coin Galleries December 2009, 9 Dec. 2009, lot 106