RPC II, 2059


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Coin type
Volume II
Number 2059
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Vespasian
Issue Year 203
Dating AD 77/8
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, r.
Reverse inscription ϹΓ (in field)
Reverse design club surmounted by monogram ΤΥΡ; in field, Phoenician letters לצר (‘of Tyre’); all in oak wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 11.09 g
Reference Rouvier 2217
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 2219
2     ✸ P: Y 28596/10
3     G Hunter III, p. 264, no. 14
4     G Hunter III, p. 264, no. 15
5     Beirut-AUB Baramki 132