RPC I, 4690


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4690
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Tiberius
Dating 19/20
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΜΕ
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 20 mm
Axis 1
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 245
2 2     ✸ CNG EA 485, 10 Feb. 2021, lot 194