RPC I, 4681B


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4681B
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Roman Republic
Dating 39/38 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΠΗ
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 24 mm
Average weight 6.41 g
Axis 12
Reference Qumrân no. 27, 35–6
Specimens 1
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Roma E-Sale 61, 22 Aug. 2019, lot 357