RPC II, 2065


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume II
Number 2065
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Domitian
Issue Year 219
Dating AD 93/4
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ, ΘΙΣ (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 24 mm
Reference Rouvier 2221
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 2130
2 2     ✸ L BMC 288
3 3     L BMC 289
4 4     B: 928/1904