RPC IX, 2015


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2015
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C C VIB VOLVSIANVS AVG
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METRO
Reverse design nude Cadmus advancing right, head left, holding sword and raising right arm, on galley, left, with shield on aphlaston at stern ending; left, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference BMC 446
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 446
2 2     B: Löbb.
3 3     NY: 1944.100.81918
4 4     IMJ: 2008.037/608
5 5     ✸ CNG 93, 22 May 2013, lot 1008