RPC I, 4652


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4652
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating AD 4/5
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΛ
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 24 mm
Average weight 14.11 g
Axis 12
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 197
2     Mu: 4a
3     Beirut-AUB Baramki 81
4     CNG Mail Bid Sale 60, 22 May 2002, lot 941
5     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 44, 3 Mar. 2018, lot 251