RPC I, 4638A


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4638A
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating 21/20 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΡϚ
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 40 mm
Axis 1
Reference Qumrân 92, 95–6, 99
Specimens 5 (0 in the core collections)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Qumrân no. 92
2 2     Qumrân no. 95
3 3     Qumrân no. 96
4 4     Qumrân no. 99
5 5     ✸ Gemini VII, 9 Jan. 2011, lot 601