RPC I, 4641

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4641
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating 17/16 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΡΙ
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 25 mm
Average weight 13.92 g
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)
Note The letters ΚΡ occur occasionally, or in the form of ΚΑΡ on the reverse.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Rouvier 2081
2     P: 2091 Rouvier 2082
3     L BMC 186
4     L BMC 187
5     NY: 1963.223.1
6     ✸ Roma Numismatics 7, 22 Mar. 2014, lot 783
7     CNG 118, 13 Sept. 2021, lot 399