RPC I, 4680

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 4680
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Nero
Dating 58/9
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΠΔ
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
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72876
2     Beirut-AUB Baramki 91