RPC I, 4691


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4691
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Tiberius
Dating 20/1
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΜϚ
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 20 mm
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 238
2 2     L BMC 239
3 3     ✸ CNG EA 82, 4 Feb. 2004, lot 19