RPC III, 3889

 

Image of specimen #20

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3889
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Trajan
Issue Year 238
Dating AD 112/13
Obverse inscription
Obverse design Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche, r.; to l., palm-branch, to r., murex-shell
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡ ΙΕΡ ΑΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕWΣ, ΗΛΣ (above)
Reverse design galley, l.; below, Phoenician letters לצר (‘of Tyre)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2191–2, BMC 315
Specimens 20 (17 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 315
2     L BMC 316
3     L BMC 317
4     L BMC 318
5     P: 2145
6     P: 2146
7     P: 2147
8     P: 2148
9     O
10     O
11     G: 3406
12     NY: 1944.100.72999
13     NY: 1944.100.73000
14     NY: 1944.100.73001
15     NY: 1944.100.73002
16     NY: 1944.100.73003
17     NY: 1948.19.2294
18     Beirut-AUB: 160
19     From a hoard near the Sea of Galilee (U. Leibner and G. Bijovsky, ‘Two hoards from Khirbat Wadi Hamam and the scope of the Bar Kokhba Revolt’, INR 8 (2013), pp. 109–31, at p. 129 no. 433).
20     ✸ Roma Numismatics Ltd E-Sale 41, 2 Dec. 2017, lot 339