RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 62888)


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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 62888)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Valerian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AV
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Valerian, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METR, Ν Γ
Reverse design female figure (Dido?) standing facing, head left, holding branch in extended right; to left, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note A similar type, also with Ν Γ, occurs for Gordian (RPC VII, https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/26696) and Philip (RPC VIII, https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/6462), although there the female figure is accompanied, respectively, by a palm tree and a prow. On the similar piece for Salonina (https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/63032), both Ν Γ and Γ Ν occur.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ P Babelon 2091