RPC I, 4669

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4669
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Caligula
Dating 39/40
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΞΕ
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 28 mm
Average weight 13.88 g
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Rouvier 2112
2     NY: 1944.100.72871
3     ✸ CNG MBS 81, 20 May 2009, lot 606