RPC I, 4653B


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4653B
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating AD 8/9
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΛΔ
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 23 mm
Reference trade hoard
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG Mail Bid Sale 63, 21 May 2003, lot 705
2 2     Goldberg 14, 2 June 2002, lot 4395