RPC I, 4654A


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4654A
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating AD 10/11
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΛϚ
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 24 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 EA 161, 28 Mar. 2007, lot 105 (read as ΡΛΓ)
2 2     ✸ Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 14, 21 June 2007, lot 280