RPC I, 4679


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4679
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Nero
Dating 55/6
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΠΑ
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 23 mm
Axis 1
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 211 = Walker, Metrology I, 589: 92.75%
2 2     ✸ CNG Triton XXII, 8 Jan. 2019, lot 374