RPC I, 4656


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4656
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Tiberius
Dating 17/18
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΜΓ
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 21 mm
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Beirut-AUB Rouvier 2101
2 2     ✸ CNG Mail Bid Sale 66, 19 May 2004, lot 703