RPC IX, 1987

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1987
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Trebonianus Gallus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C C VIBIVS TREBO GALLVS AVG
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gallus, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METRO, ƐΛΛΗ ΚΑΔ
Reverse design Cadmus standing l., holding tablet with the alphabets and sceptre, facing four Greeks, draped, standing r.; between them, murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 2468; Bab 2295
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 2295 Bab 2295 = Rouvier 2468
2     CNG EA 424, 11 July 2018, lot 295 (Gallienus)