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, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΞΕ
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 28 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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