RPC I, 4647

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4647
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating 10/9 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΙΖ
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 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Rouvier 2090
2 2     O AMC 1496 = Walker, Metrology I, 577: 94%
3 3     NY: 1944.100.72861
4 4     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 160, 9 Oct. 2007, lot 1659