RPC IX, 2026


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2026
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 above: Fortuna-Astarte standing facing, raising right arm on trophy and holding long standard; to right, Victory standing on column, left, crowning Fortuna-Astarte, and club downwards; at feet, murex shell and a small statue of Marsyas, carrying wineskin over shoulder; below, four Tychai, from left to right: Fortuna raising arm, Fortuna holding up offerings, Fortuna pouring libation on altar and Fortuna raising arm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: Löbb.