RPC IX, 2027


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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2027
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C C VIB VOLVSIANVS AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, 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 26 mm
Average weight 14.82 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 2479; Bab 2298
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 2298 Bab 2298, pl. XXXVIII.2, rev.
2     Beirut-AUB: 1524 Baramki 278
3     IMJ: 82.04003
4     Ste Anne Rouvier 2479