RPC I, 4637


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4637
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating 23/22 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΡΔ
Reverse design eagle standing, left, on prow of galley, and with palm on wing; to left, club; date in Greek numbers, with monogram or Greek letters; below eagle, Phoenician letter
Metal silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B
2 2     ✸ Leu EA 10, 7 Dec. 2019, lot 602
3 3     CNG EA 284, 8 Aug. 2012, lot 100