RPC I, 4701A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4701A
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Claudius
Dating 44/5
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΟ
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
Reference Levy
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG Mail Bid Sale 66, 19 May 2004, lot 705
2 2     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 881
3 3     LHS 100, 23 Apr. 2007, lot 337