RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 70020)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 70020)
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, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METR(O)
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, 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 29 mm
Average weight 17.48 g
Axis 1, 6
Reference Rouvier 2440
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    Cop SNG 376
    NY: 1944.100.81894
    Bern: N/G1897
    ✸ IMJ: 4007
    Cast in Winterthur = Hecht 1959