RPC II, 2057


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 2057
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Domitian
Issue Year 220
Dating AD 94/5
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ, ΚΣ (in field)
Reverse design club surmounted by monogram ΤΥΡ; in field, Phoenician letters לצר (‘of Tyre’); all in oak wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Reference Rouvier 2222
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 2133 Luynes 3232
2 2     Naville Numismatics 85, 19 Nov. 2023, lot 219