RPC IV.3, 6818 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6818 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous'
Dating c. 161-180
Obverse inscription
Obverse design turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche, r.; to l., palm-branch; to r., murex-shell
Reverse inscription ΒϞϹ ΤΥΡ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕⲰΣ [ΤΥΡ (in Ρhoenician)?]
Reverse design galley, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 4.59 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2201
Specimens 10

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P Bab 2179
2     P: 1965/765 (ex coll. Henry Seyrig)
3     Ex private coll. P. Schroeder, Beirut
4     P: Duplicates
5     Mu: 37
6     NY: 1941.131.1034
7     NY: 1944.100.73068
8     NY: 1944.100.73069
9     NY: 1944.100.73070
10     NY: 1961.154.305, on reverse, date off the flan, attribution to this type uncertain