RPC I, 4648


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4648
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating 4/3 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΚΓ
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 43 mm
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note ΔΚΡ = 3/2 BC is cited by Rouvier 2091 (ex Mionnet 523, ex Sestini).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 195
2 2     ✸ CNG 54, 14 June 2000, lot 815