RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 62952)


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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 62952)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Valerian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Valerian, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO MET
Reverse design figure standing left, holding down short sceptre (?) in right and round object in left; in left field, murex shell; to right, small palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2516
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note Rouvier: 'Personnage à demi-nu,debout à gauche, la chlamyde autour des reins et du bras gauche, de la main droite baissée, il tient un sceptre et dans la droite un bétyle entouré d'un serpent.' See also https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/88387.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ NY: 1944.100.81932 ex Rouvier 2516