RPC I, 4704


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4704
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Nero
Dating 56/7
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΚΡ, ΡΠΒ
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 19 mm
Axis 1
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 2112 Rouvier 2121
2 2     B
3 3     ✸ CNG EA 408, 25 Oct. 2017, lot 260