RPC I, 4646


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4646
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating 11/10 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΙϚ
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
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 2097 Rouvier 2089
2 2     L BMC 194
3 3     Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) Jan. 2020 NYINC, 17 Jan. 2020, lot 20055