RPC IX, 2037


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2037
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 portable shrine with carrying bars seen in perspective and containing cult statue (baetyl of Astarte); below, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: Y 28745
2 2     B: 18258031, 262/1934