RPC I, 4644

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 4644
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating 13/12 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΙΔ
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
Axis 12
Specimens 8 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Rouvier 2086
2 2     ✸ P: 2095 Rouvier 2087
3 3     L BMC 189
4 4     L BMC 190
5 5     L BMC 191
6 6     NY: 1944.100.72859
7 7     P RN 1969, 23
8 8     CNG 54, 14 June 2000, lot 814