RPC I, 4697


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4697
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Caligula
Dating 39/40
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΞΕ
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 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Rouvier 2113 = de Moltheim 3140
2 2     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 59, 11 July 2019, lot 339