RPC III, 3893

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3893
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Trajan
Issue Year 241
Dating AD 115/16
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles-Melqarth (lightly bearded) with lion skin, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕWΣ (around)
Reverse design club surmounted by monogram ΤΥΡ; to l., ΑΜΣ; to r., Phoenician letters לצר (‘of Tyre’); all in oak wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 10.58 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2224, BMC 294
Specimens 13 (9 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 294
2     L BMC 295
3     P: 2153
4     P: 2154
5     P: 2155
6     O
7     ✸ CNG EA 243 (2010) lot 276
8     G: 3398
9     NY: 1944.100.73011
10     NY: 1944.100.73012
11     AUB 144
12     AUB 145
13     AUB 146