RPC I, 4636

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4636
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating 25/24 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΡΒ
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 28 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 181
2     ✸ Leu EA 24, 3 Dec. 2022, lot 1631