RPC I, 4702


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4702
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Claudius
Dating 45/6
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΟΑ
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
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B
2 2     ✸ LHS 100, 23 Apr. 2007, lot 338
3 3     Gorny & Mosch 265, 14 Oct. 2019, lot 525