RPC I, 4655

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4655
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Tiberius
Dating 14/15
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΜ
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 13.05 g
Axis 1
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 2104 Rouvier 2100
2     L BMC 198
3     CNG 118, 13 Sept. 2021, lot 400