RPC III, 3879

 

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Coin type
Volume III
Number 3879
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Trajan
Issue Year 224
Dating AD 98/9
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles-Melqarth (lightly bearded) with lion skin, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕWΣ (in lines), ΔΚΣ (to l.)
Reverse design club surmounted by monogram ΤΥΡ; to r., Phoenician letters לצר (‘of Tyre’); all in oak wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.51 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2233, BMC 331
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 331
2     P: 2137
3     ✸ CNG 87 (2011) lot 892
4     Cop SNG 339
5     O
6     NY: 1944.100.72976
7     NY: 1944.100.72977
8     Beirut-AUB: 138
9     Beirut-AUB: 139