RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 27530)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 27530)
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 and cuirassed bust of Philip I, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METRO
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, placing r. on palm tree to l. and holding sceptre, crowned by Victory on column to r.; on her side, Marsyas standing, club, and murex shell; below, four Tychai standing, with altar in between, sacrificing to Astarte: the first is r., looking up with upraised r. hand; the second is r., looking up and holding with upraised r. hand dish with offerings; the third is l., looking down and pouring libation on altar; the fourth is l., holding with upraised r. wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 19.72 g
Axis 7, 12
Reference Rouvier 2440
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    P Bab 2279
    NY: 1961.154.339
    NY: 1944.100.81886
    ✸ V: GR 22376
    M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 910