RPC IX, 2029


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2029
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, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METR(O)
Reverse design Fortuna-Astarte standing r., raising r. arm on trophy and holding sceptre; to l., small Marsyas; to r., Victory standing on column, l., crowning Fortuna-Astarte; on the r., Roma seated on a round shield, l., holding Victory; in exergue, palm tree between murex shell and ambrosial rock
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 1
Reference Rouvier 2481; Bab 2299
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 2299 Bab 2299, pl. XXXVIII.3, rev.
2 2     M&M GmbH 32, 26 May 2010, lot 340