RPC I, 4651

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4651
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating AD 3/4
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΚΘ
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
Average weight 13.69 g
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B
2     ✸ Heritage Long Beach Signature Sale 440, 1 June 2007, lot 50034