RPC III, 3898


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume III
Number 3898
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Hadrian
Issue Year 243
Dating AD 117/18
Obverse inscription
Obverse design Turreted and veiled head of Tyche r.; to l., palm
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΩϹ ΙƐΡ ΑϹ, ΓΜΣ
Reverse design Phoenician letters לצר (‘of Tyre’); Astarte standing l. on galley
Metal Æ
Average diameter 13 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2257–8
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 2157
2     NY: 1944.100.73025
3     AUB 174
4     AUB 175
5     ✸ B: 18257439