RPC IV.3, 6822 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6822 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Antoninus Pius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Reign of Antoninus Pius
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles-Melqarth (lightly bearded) with traces of lion skin, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡ (with Τ as club handle) ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕⲰΣ ΑΠΣ ΤΥΡ (second ΤΥΡ in Ρhoenician)
Reverse design club; in oak wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 9.59 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2238, BMC 335–7
Specimens 20

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P Bab 2177
2     ✸ P: no number (Seymour de Ricci)
3     P: Duplicates
4     L: BMC 335
5     L: BMC 336
6     L: BMC 337
7     B: 17024
8     B: no number
9     Mu: 34
10     Mu: 46, reading of date and thus attribution to this type uncertain
11     NY: 1944.100.73065 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut)
12     NY: 1944.100.73066 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut)
13     NY: 1944.100.73067 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut)
14     NY: 1948.19.2297, with traces of silver cover
15     V: GR 22307
16     V: GR 22341
17     Beirut-AUB
18     Ex private coll. P. Schroeder, Beirut
19     de Molthein 3144
20     Private coll. CGT