RPC I, 4695A


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4695A
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Caligula
Dating 37/8
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΞΓ
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 21 mm
Reference Levy
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     LHS 100, 23 Apr. 2007, lot 334
3 3     ✸ CNG EA 85, 17 Mar. 2004, lot 31