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, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METRO
Reverse design Fortuna-Astarte standing facing, raising right arm on trophy and holding sceptre, left foot on rock; to right, Victory standing on column, left, crowning Fortuna-Astarte; at feet, murex shell and a small statue of Marsyas, carrying wineskin over shoulder, and sometimes ambrosial rock
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 2480
Specimens 5 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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