RPC IX, 1998

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1998
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, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METRO
Reverse design Fortuna-Astarte standing facing, raising r. arm on trophy and holding sceptre, l. foot on rock; to r., Victory standing on column, l., crowning Fortuna-Astarte; at feet, murex shell and a small statue of Marsyas, carrying wineskin over shoulder, and sometimes ambrosial rock
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 14.08 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 436
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1908,0110.1393 BMC 436
2     B: Löbb
3     Private coll. (Forum Ancient Coins, 8 Feb. 2012, 78041)