RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 27529)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 27529)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip I (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS P F AVG
Nominative Imperator Marcus Iulius Philippus Pius Felix Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METRO
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, placing right on palm tree to left and holding sceptre, crowned by Victory on column to right; on her side, Marsyas standing, club, and murex shell; below, four Tychai standing, with altar in between, sacrificing to Astarte: the first is right, looking up with upraised right hand; the second is right, looking up and holding with upraised right hand dish with offerings; the third is left, looking down and pouring libation on altar; the fourth is left, holding with upraised right wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 2440
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ L: 1900,0707.232 BMC 433
    NY: 1944.100.81887