RPC IX, 2028


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2028
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, r., seen from front
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 27 mm
Average weight 16.96 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 2480
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Löbb
2     NY: 1944.100.81914
3     O
4     ✸ V: GR 22380
5     V: GR 22374