RPC IX, 2020


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2020
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 and cuirassed bust of Volusian, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METRO, ΔΙ-Δω
Reverse design (Dido building Carthage) Dido standing left, holding rule and sceptre, in front a city gate; above the gate, a mason at work; below, a man to right digging with a pick; in field above, murex shell; on right palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 447
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 447
2 2     Cop SNG 379