RPC I, 4659


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4659
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Tiberius
Dating 20/1
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΜϚ
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 27 mm
Average weight 9.23 g
Axis 12
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 200
2     L BMC 201
3     NY: 1944.100.72866
4     ✸ Gemini VIII (with Heritage ), 14 Apr. 2011, lot 106
5     CNG 118, 13 Sept. 2021, lot 401