RPC II, 2064


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume II
Number 2064
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Domitian
Issue Year 212
Dating AD 86/7
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ, ΒΙΣ (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 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2220 corr.
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 2127
2 2     ✸ CGT coll.
3 3     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Savoca 154th Blue Auction, 28 Jan. 2023, lot 1042)