RPC I, 4649


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4649
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating 2/1 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΚΕ
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 42 mm
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 196
2 2     ✸ Stack's Coin Galleries December 2004, 14 Dec. 2004, lot 221