RPC I, 4666

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4666
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Tiberius
Dating 36/7
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΞΒ
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 26 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 9 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Rouvier 2109 = de Moltheim 3138
2     L BMC 206 = Walker, Metrology I, 581: 94.25%
3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72868
4     P: 2107
5     Mu: 4
6     B
7     Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) Jan. 2020 NYINC, 17 Jan. 2020, lot 22058
8     Savoca EA 38 Silver, 2 Nov. 2019, lot 129
9     NY: 1944.100.72869