Wildwinds
Ancient Coinage of Phoenicia, Tyre


Browse the Tyre page with thumbnail images.

CITY AND CIVIC COINAGE
Betlyon 37Phoenicia, Tyre, Uzzimilk. Circa 347-332 BC. AR Didrachm. Dated year 15 (332 BC). Crowned & bearded deity riding right on winged hippocamp, holding reins & bow; two-line zig-zag wave & dolphin right below / Owl standing right, head facing, crook & flail behind; Phoenician letter Ayin with date below right (this example ^O/IIIII). TextImage
BMC 1
Sear #5906
Phoenicia, Tyre. Circa 430 BC. AR Double Shekel. Dolphin right over triple line of waves, murex below; inscription above, 'one-thirtieth' of a mina / Owl standing right, crook & flail over left shoulder; incuse outline around entire design. BMC 1.TextImage
BMC 1Phoenicia. Tyre AR Dishekel. ca 480-425 BC.Dolphin leaping right over waves comprised of three lines of zigzags; above, inscription in Phoenician characters, One-thirtieth [of a Mina]; murex shell at bottom; cable border around. / Egyptian styled owl right, head facing, crook & flail at shoulder, within incuse square. TextImage
BMC 3Phoenicia, Tyre. Circa 450-400 BC. AR 1/24 Stater. Dolphin leaping over waves, murex shell below / Owl with crook and flail in outlined incuse; all within incuse square. TextImage
BMC 4Tyre, Phoenicia, AR 1/12 Shekel, 7.7 mm, 0.47 gr. Dolphin swimming right / Owl standing right, with crook and flail over left shoulder. BMC 4; Sear 5913.TextImage
BMC 5
Sear #5909
Tyre, Phoenicia, AR 1/12 stater. c 400 BC. Dolphin in cable border / Egyptian style owl with crook and flail. BMC 5-7. TextImage
BMC 13
Sear #5911
Tyre, Phoenicia, AR Dishekel. Late 5th century BC. Melquart riding hippocamp right, bow in left hand, holding reins in other, dolphin and double line of waves below / Egyptian style owl standing right, crook and flail over left shoulder. BMC 13. TextObvRev
BMC 16cfPhoenicia, Tyre. Circa 377-357 BC. AR Shekel. Phoenician standard. Melkart riding hippocamp right; two lines of waves below above dolphin right (off-flan) / Owl standing right; crook and flail over left shoulder, date in right field. Betlyon 16. TextImage
BMC 19
Sear #5912
Phoenicia, Tyre. ca 400-360 BC. AR Stater. Melqart riding hippocamp right / Owl standing right, crook and flail over left shoulder. BMC 19. TextImage
BMC 23Phoenicia, Tyre AR 1/12 Shekel. Hippocamp right / Owl stg. right, crook & flail under wing. SNG Cop 305. TextImage
BMC 26
Sear #5914
Phoenicia, Tyre. Circa 332-275 BC. AR Didrachm (20mm). Melqart riding hippocamp right, holding reins in right hand, bow in left; double line of waves and a dolphin below / Owl standing right, crook and flail over left shoulder. BMC 26. TextObvRev
BMC 29bisTyre, Phoenicia. Circa 355-351 BC. AR Didrachm (21mm, 8.27 gm). Dated year 3 (353/2 BC). Marine diety riding seahorse right, holding bow and reigns; below, two waves and dolphin right / Owl standing right, crook and flail behind; date III and Phoenician 'T' in right field.TextImage
BMC 35 varTyre, Phoenicia, AR Stater. ca 400-360 BC. Melquart riding hippocamp right, bow in left hand, holding reins in other, dolphin and double line of waves below / Egyptian style owl standing right, crook and flail over left shoulder, date IIIIIO /II (year 27) before. BMC 35 var (date config.) Rouvier 1811 var (ditto). TextImage
BMC 36
Tyre, Phoenicia. ‘Ozmilk (Azemilkos). Circa 349-311/0 BC. Didrachm (19mm, 8.71 g). Dated RY 10 (340/39 BC). Melquart riding hippocamp right, bow in left hand, holding reins in other, dolphin and double line of waves below / Egyptian style owl standing right, crook and flail over left shoulder, date ^O before. BMC 36.TextImage
BMC 36
fourrée
Tyre, Phoenicia. ‘Ozmilk (Azemilkos). Circa 349-311/0 BC. Fourrée 1/2 Shekel (20mm, 6.88 g, 11h). Dated RY 10 (340/39 BC). Melquart riding hippocamp right, bow in left hand, holding reins in other, dolphin and double line of waves below / Egyptian style owl standing right, crook and flail over left shoulder, date ^O before. BMC 36.TextImage
BMC 39
Sear #5915
Tyre, Phoenicia AR Didrachm of Attic standard. 360-332 BC. Melqarth riding right on hippocamp / Owl standing right, head facing, holding crook & flail under wing, ^O/IIII (date) & Phoenician letter in right field. BMC 39. TextImage
BMC 40Tyre, Phoenicia. ‘Ozmilk (Azemilkos). Circa 349-311/0 BC. AR Shekel (20mm, 8.76 g, 12h). Dated RY 15 (335/4 BC). Deity, holding reins in right hand, arched bow in left, riding hippocamp right above two lines of waves; below, dolphin right / Owl standing right, head facing; crook and flail in background; ^O above IIIII (date) in right field. Betlyon 37; Rouvier 1816; HGC 10, 349; SNG Copenhagen 467; BMC 40.TextImage
BMC 43
Sear #5916
Phoenicia, Tyre. Circa 377-357 BC. AR 1/24 Shekel (0.57 gm). Sea-horse with curved wing left, over waves / Owl standing left, head facing; over right shoulder, crook & flail. Betlyon 20, BMC 43.TextImage
BMC 45cfPhoenicia. Tyre AR Half Shekel. Year 2 = 125/4 BC. Laureate bust of Melqart right, with lion skin tied around neck / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, LB above club in left field, monogram in right field, Phoenician letter before left claw. TextImage
BMC 50Tyre, Phoenicia. Year 4 (123/122 BC). AR Tetradrachm or Shekel. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TUROU IERAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow, palm on right wing; LD & club to left, M & Phoenician "B" between legs. Rouvier 1955. TextImage
BMC 63Tyre, Phoenicia, 119-118 BC. AR Shekel. Laureate head of Melqarth right, wearing lion skin / TUROU IERAS KAI ASULOU, Eagle standing left on prow, palm over shoulder, LH and club to left, M to right, "9" between legs. TextImage
BMC 65Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 9 (118/117 BC). AR Tetradrachm - Shekel. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TUROUIER AS KAIASULOU, eagle standing left on prow; LQ & club to left, Phoenician letter between legs, M to right. TextImage
BMC 66Phoenicia Tyre AR Shekel. Year 10 = 117-116 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TUROUIER AS KAIASULOU, eagle standing left on prow holding palm, LI & club to left, ZB monogram to right. TextImage
BMC 78Phoenicia Tyre AR Shekel. Year 13 = 114-113 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TUROU IERAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow holding polm, GI & club to left. TextImage
BMC 92Phoenicia Tyre AR Shekel. Year 20 = 107-106 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TUROU IERAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow holding palm, LK & club to left, M to right. TextImage
BMC 97Tyre, Phoenicia, AR Shekel. Year 20. Diademed head of Melquart right / TUROU IERAS KAIASULOU, eagle standing left, palm branch over shoulder, right foot on beak of ship; date LK and club to left, Phoenician letter resembling y between legs, HPD monogram to right. BMC 97; Rouvier 1997.TextImage
BMC 103Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel or Tetradrachm. Year 38 = 89/88 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASULOY, eagle standing on prow, date HL over club to left, D to right. RPC 4654. TextImage
BMC 106Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel or Tetradrachm. Year 24 = 103/102 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow holding palm, date DK over club to left, Phoenician letter between legs, HS monogram right. TextImage
BMC -Phoenicia, Tyre Year 28 (=99/8 BC). AR Shekel or Tetradrachm. Laureate head of Melkart right / TUROUIER AS KAIASULOU, eagle standing left on prow holding palm branch, club and date HK to left, DP monogram to right. Rouvier 2009 var (monogram).TextImage
TextImage
BMC 114Phoenicia, Tyre, AR Shekel. Dated year 29=98/97 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow; QK & club to left, Phoenician letter between legs, HAP monogram to right. TextImage
TextImage
BMC 116Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Year 30 (=97/6 BC). Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow; LL and club to left, HAP monogram to right. TextImage
TextImage
BMC 117Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 30 (97/96 BC). AR Tetradrachm or Shekel. Laureate head of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow; date LL & club to left, HAP monogram to right. TextImage
BMC 118Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel dated 96-95 BC. Head of Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date AL (year 31) above club in left field, HAP monogram in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs.TextImage
TextImage
BMC 118cfPhoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Year 31 = 96/5 BC. Laureate head of Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date AL above club in left field, D in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs. TextImage
BMC 119Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Dated CY 31 = 96/5 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow, palm over right wing; date above club to left, HAP monogram to right, bet between legs. TextImage
BMC 120Phoenica, Tyre AR Shekel. Year 32 = 95/94 BC. Laureate head of Melquarth right / TUROU IERAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left, holding palm under right wing, in left field BL over club to left, Phoenician letter between legs, HAP monogram to right. TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
BMC 124cfPhoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. 94/3 BC. Laureate head of Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date GL (year 33) above club in left field, HAP monogram in right field, Phoenician letter aleph between legs. TextImage
BMC 129Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel dated 96-95 BC. Laureate head of Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date ZL (year 37) above club in left field, D in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs. TextImage
BMC 129cfPhoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel dated 90-89 BC. Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date ZL (year 37) above club in left field, W above DR monogram in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs. TextImage
TextImage
BMC 130cfPhoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel dated 88-87 BC. Head of Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date QL (year 39) above club in left field, D in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs. TextImage
BMC 132Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel dated 89-88 BC. Head of Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date HL (year 38) above club in left field, DOU monogram in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs. TextImage
TextImage
BMC 132vPhoenicia, Tyre. Year 38 (89/88 BC). AR Tetradrachm/Shekel. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow, palm on right wing; HL & club to left, Phoenician "B" between legs, D to right. var of Rouvier 2024; Babelon 2058 and Mionnet V, 495 (all with ODN monogram to right).TextImage
BMC 133cfPhoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel dated 87-86 BC. Head of Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, LM (year 40) above club in left field, D in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs. var of Rouvier 2026 (ODN monogram to right).TextImage
BMC 133vPhoenicia, Tyre. Year 40 (87/86 BC). AR Shekel (Tetradrachm ). Laureate bust of Melkart / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASULOY, eagle standing left on prow; date, club, date LM to left, D to right. var of Rouvier 2026 (ODN monogram to right).TextImage
BMC -Phoenicia, Tyre AR Tetradrachm or Shekel. Dated CY 42 (85/4 BC). Laureate bust of Melkart right / TUROU IERAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow, palm on right wing; to left, DM above club; Phoenician B between legs, D to right. BMC -, RPC -, AUB 49. TextImage
BMC 134Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel or Tetradrachm. Dated Year 41 = 86/5 BC. Laureate head of Melqart right / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASYLOY, eagle standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date AM (year 41 of the Tyrian era) above club in left field, D in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs. TextImage
TextImage
BMC 134cfTyre, Phoenicia. Various years. AR Tetradrachm - Shekel. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow; AM or GM or BL and club to left, Phoenician letter between legs, D right. None of these are in Rouvier.TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
BMC 136Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 46 (81/80 BC). AR Tetradrachm -- Shekel. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TUROUIER AS KAIASULOU, eagle standing left on prow; SM & club to left, Phoenician letter between legs, monogram right. TextImage
BMC 140Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Dated CY 48 = 79/8 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow, palm over right wing; date HM above club to left, monogram to right, alef between legs. BMC 140? TextImage
BMC 142cfPhoenicia, Tyre AR Tetradrachm. 77/6 BC. Laureate bust of Melqart right / TVPOV IEPAS KAI ASULOY, eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date LN (year 50) above club in left field, DI monogram in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs. Rouvier 2035 var (only D in right field). TextImage
BMC 174vPhoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Year 88 = 39/8 BC. Laureate head of Melqart right / eagle left, palm branch on shoulder, date PH over club to left, BN to right, A between eagle's legs. TextImage
BMC 186cfPhoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Jerusalem mint, dated 17/16 BC. Bust of Melqarth to right / eagle, wings closed, stands left, date to left. TextImage
BMC 189cfPhoenicia, Tyre AR Half-Shekel or Dridrachm. Year 114 = 13/12 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow, palm on right wing; PID & club to left, KP & a monogram to right. RPC 4644 cf (shekel). TextImage
BMC -Shekel or AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Jerusalem or Northern Israel Mint. Dated Year 123 = 4-3 BC. Laureate head of Melquart right / TUROUIER AS KAIASULOU, eagle standing left, palm branch over shoulder, date PK & club to left, KP and monogram to right. RPC 4648. TextImage
BMC 195Shekel or AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Jerusalem or Northern Israel Mint. Dated Year 123 = 4-3 BC. Laureate head of Melquart right / TUROUIER AS KAIASULOU, eagle standing left, palm branch over shoulder, date GRK & club to left, KP and monogram to right. RPC 4648. TextImage
BMC -Tyre, Phoenicia, AR Tetradrachm or Shekel. Year 124 = 3/2 BC, Northern Israel Mint, perhaps Jerusalem. Laureate head of Melquarth right / KAIASULOU TUPOUIEPAS, eagle standing left on prow, club & PKD to left, (the D re-engraved over a G), KP M to right. RPC-. TextImage
BMC 196Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 126 (1 BC/1 AD). AR Tetradrachm or Shekel. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow; date SKP & club to left, KP and (A-M) monogram to right. RPC 4650. TextImage
TextImage
BMC -Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel or Tetradrachm, dated 2/3 AD. Date PKH (year 128 of the Tyrian era) above club in left field, KP above API monogram in right field, Phoenician letter beth between eagle’s legs. RPC I Supp 4650b; cf BMC Phoenicia 233 (half shekel). TextImage
TextImage
BMC 197Tyre, Phoencia, AR Tetradrachm or Shekel. Dated Year 130 = 4-5 AD, Northern Israel Mint, perhaps Jerusalem. Laureate head of Melquarth right / KAIASULOU TUPOUIEPAS, eagle standing left on prow, club & date PL to left, KP & monogram to right. RPC 4652. TextImage
BMC -Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel or Tetradrachm. Dated Year 135 = 10/11 AD. Date PLS above club in left field, KP above MPIw monogram in right field, Phoenician letter beth between eagle’s legs. RPC I Supp 4654a. TextImage
BMC -Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel or Tetradrachm. Dated Year 135 = 10/11 AD. Date PLS above club in left field, KP above XIN monogram in right field, Phoenician letter between eagle’s legs. RPC I 4654. TextImage
BMC 198Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 140 (14/15 AD). AR Tetradrachm/Shekel. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow; club before, date (PM) and KP. Hendin 919, RPC 4655. TextImage
BMC 198ffTyre AE Tetradrachm/Shekel. Struck in Jerusalem. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow; KP in right field. TextImage
BMC 200Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 146 (20/21 AD). AR Tetradrachm or Shekel. Laureate head of Melkart right, with slight whiskers / Eagle standing left on prow; date PMS & club to left, KP & monogram to right. RPC 4659. TextImage
BMC -Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 145 (19/20 AD). AR Tetradrachm - Shekel. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow; PME and club to left, Phoenician letter between legs, KP and monogram right. RPC 4658. TextImage
BMC 202Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Dated year 148 (22/23 AD). Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow, palm on right wing; PMH & club to left, KP & monogram right. RPC 4660. TextImage
BMC -Phoenicia, Tyrean AR Tetradrachm of Northern Israel Mint (?), Dated Year 157 = 31/2 AD, Laureate head of Melquarth right / eagle standing left, club before, date PNZ to left, KP to right. TextImage
BMC 204cfPhoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel or Tetradrachm. Year 159 = 33/34 AD. Laureate head of Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASULOY, eagle standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date PNQ above club in left field, KP above NAP monogram in right field. RPC 4663. Cf. BMC Phoenicia 204. TextImage
BMC 206Tyre, Phoenicia, AR Shekel. Dated year 162 = 36/37 AD. Laureate head of Melqart right / Eagle standing left, date PXB & club to left, palm branch over shoulder, KP at right. RPC I 4666. TextImage
BMC -Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Year 168 = 42/43 AD. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow; date & club to left, KP & monogram to right, letter between legs. NISC. TextImage
BMC 209vPhoenicia, Tyre AR Tetradrachm or Shekel. Year 174 = 48/49 AD. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow, palm on right wing; POD & club to left, Phoenician "B" between legs, KP & EBH monogram to right. RPC 4673. TextImage
BMC 210Phoenicia, Tyre AR Tetradrachm or Shekel. Year 175 = 49/50 AD. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow, palm on right wing; POE & club to left, Phoenician "B" between legs, KP & EBH monogram to right. RPC 4674. TextImage
BMC -Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Struck Year 177 = 51/52 AD. Bust of Melqarth right / Eagle standing left on prow, club & date POZ to left, KP & EI monogram to right. RPC 4676. TextImage
BMC 219Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 35 (=92/1 BC). AR Didrachm (Half Shekel). Laureate bust of Melqart right, wearing lion's skin notted around neck / Eagle standing left on prow; date, club, monogram and Phoenician letter in fields. TextImage
BMC 220ffPhoenicia, Tyre AR Half Shekel or Didrachm. After 126 BC. Head of Melqarth, right / Eagle standing left, club in field to left. TextImage
BMC 228Phoenicia, Tyre AR Half-Shekel. Laureate head of Melqart right / Eagle left with palm branch on shoulder. TextImage
BMC 230Phoenicia, Tyre AR Didrachm or Half-Shekel. Dated CY 51 (76/5 BC). Laureate bust of Melkart right / TUROU IERAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow, palm on right wing; to left, AN above club; Phoenician B between legs, D to right. TextImage
BMC -Phoenicia, Tyre AR Half Shekel or Didrachm. Year 106 (21/20 BC). Laureate bust of Melkart right, lion's skin tied around neck / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASYLOY, eagle standing left on prow; PV & club before, BN behind, Phoenician letter between legs. RPC Supp 4683D. TextImage
BMC 234Phoenicia, Tyre AR Half-Shekel or Didrachm. Dated Year 109 = 18/17 BC. Laureate head of Melqart right / eagle left, PQ to left, KLP monogram to right. RPC 4685. TextImage
BMC 236Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 140 (14/15 AD). AR Didrachm or Half Shekel. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow, holding palm branch; PM-KP in fields. TextImage
BMC 240vPhoenicia, Tyre AR Didrachm or Half Shekel. Year 163 = 37/38 AD. Laureate bust of Melqart right / Eagle standing left on prow, PXG, club & palm to left, KP right, Phoenician letter below. RPC I 4695v (previous year). TextImage
BMC 243vPhoenicia, Tyre AR Half Shekel. Struck Year 171 = 45/46 AD. Bust of Melqarth right / Eagle standing left on prow, club & date POA to left, KP & Pk monogram to right. RPC I 4702. TextImage
BMC 252Tyre, Phoenicia, 98 BC-85 AD. AE 20. Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right, palm frond behind / A-V over IERAS, above war galley left, Phoenician legend resembling "°| F N" below. BMC Phoenicia 252 to 267.TextImage
BMC 263vPhoenicia, Tyre Civic Issue AE 16mm. Dated Year 203 = 77/78 AD. Turreted head of Tyche right, palm branch behind, B before / IE-PAS, palm-tree; date GS in left field. Lindgren 2362, SNG Cop 335, Rouvier 2184, RPC II 2070. TextImage
BMC 290Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 220 (94/95 AD). AE 23mm. Laureate bust of Melkart right, lion's skin tied around neck / MHTROPOLEWS, club surmounted by the monogram of Tyre, date KS left, Phoenician "of Tyre" right; all within oak wreath. SNG Cop 338, RPC II 2066. TextImage
TextImage
BMC 294Tyre, Phoenicia. AE dichalkus. Dated local year 241 = AD 115-116. 22.83mm. 9.63 gr. Laureate bust of Melkart right, lionskin knotted around neck / MHTROPOLEWS, club surmounted by TYR monogram, date AMS left, Phoenician script "of Tyre" right; all within oak wreath. BMC 294-295; Rouvier 2224; Babelon 2153.TextImage
BMC 296Phoenicia, Tyre. Civic issue. AE 24mm. Dated year 256 (130-131 AD). Laureate head of Melquart right, with slight whiskers / MHTROPOLEwS, Club downwards within oak wreath; Tyre monogram above; date V-NS in centre fields.TextImage
TextImage
BMC 299vPhoenicia, Tyre Autonomous Issue AE13. Dated year 201 = 75-76 AD. Turreted head of Tyche right / Astarte standing left on galley holding patera & standard, date AS & Tyre monogram. RPC -. TextImage
BMC 309vPhoenicia, Tyre Civic Issue AE 11mm. Year 243 (117/118 AD). Turreted bust of Tyche right with palm over shoulder / Astarte standing left on galley, holding patera and standard; date GM-S & Tyre monogram above galley. Lindgren III 1467. TextImage
BMC 311Tyre, Phoenicia, Civic Issue 2nd c. BC. AE13 mm, 1.77 gr. Dated 131-132 AD. Turreted bust of Tyche right, palm branch over shoulder / ZMC-M and Tyre monogram across fields, Astarte standing left on galley, holding patera and standard. BMC 311.TextImage
BMC 315ffPhoenicia, Tyre. Year 238 (112/113 AD). AE 20mm. Turreted & veiled bust of Tyche right; palm behind, murex before / IERAS MHTROPOLEWS, Phoenician galley sailing left; date LEWS & Tyre monogram above, Phoenician "of Tyre" below. TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
BMC 320Phoenicia, Tyre. Year 238 (112/113 AD). AE 20mm. Turreted & veiled bust of Tyche right; palm behind, murex before / IERAS MHTROPOLEWS, Phoenician galley sailing left; date LEWS & Tyre monogram above, Phoenician "of Tyre" below. TextImage
BMC 321cfPhoenicia, Tyre, AE22. Time of Antoninus Pius. Turreted bust of Tyche right, murex shell before, palm branch behind / TYP(monogram) IEPAS/MHTPO PO/LEWS, date (HXS?) above. SGI 5212cf. TextImage
BMC 328Tyre. Phoenicia, AE18, 4.38g. Turreted bust of Tyche right, murex shell before / AKT (Tyre monogram) IERAC MHTROPOLEWC and 3 Phoenician letters in 5 lines within wreath. BMC 328.TextImage
BMC 331Phoenicia, Tyre Civic Issue AE 25mm. Year 220 = 98/99 AD. Laureate bust of Melqart right / MHTPOPOLEWS KS left, Phoenician letters for 'of Tyre' right, TY-headed club within wreath. SNG Copenhagen 338, RPC I 2066. TextImage
TextImage
BMC 338Phoenicia, Tyre AE 15. Quasi-autonomous, 104/5 AD. Bust of Tyche right / MHTROPOLEWS IERAS around, LS and Tyre monogram across fields, Palm tree with two bunches of fruit. TextImage
BMC 346Phoenicia, Tyre. Civic issue. AE 16mm. Struck Year 247 (121/122 AD). Turreted head of Tyche right; palm branch behind / MHTROPOLEWS IERAS around, date ZMC and Tyre monogram across fields, Palm tree with two bunches of fruit. TextImage
TextImage
BMC 346vPhoenicia, Tyre AE15. Autonomous issue, 2nd-1st century BC. Turreted bust of Tyche right / IERA MHTROPOLIEW.. around, date s-NS across fields, palm tree with two bunches of fruit. (Date not in BMC).TextImage
BMC 349Tyre Civic Coinage, AE 14-15. Year 256 = 130/131 AD. Turreted & draped bust of Tyche / MHTROPOLEWs S-N s NC (date), palm-tree with two bunches of fruit. Plant 1874. TextImage
BMC 354Tyre, Phoenicia. AE 14, 104-117 AD. 1.7 gr. Turreted head of Tyche right, palm branch behind head, uncertain object before / Date palm with two fruits on tree. Date Q-OC across fields. BMC 354.TextImage
BMC 360Phoenicia, Tyre. Civic Issue. Year 309 (183/184 AD). AE 21mm. Laureate head of Melkart right, in aegis / TYPOV/MH-TPO/POL-EWC/QT-((/, club at center of inscription; all within wreath. TextImage
BMC 360vPhoenicia, Tyre. Civic Issue. Year 308 (182/183 AD). AE 22mm. Laureate head of Melkart right, in aegis / TYPOV/MH-TPO/POL-EWC/HT-((/, club at center of inscription; all within wreath. TextImage
BMC 362Phoenicia, Tyre. 2nd Century AD. AE 26mm. TYPOY MHTPOPOLEwC, laureate head of Melquart right / KOINOY FINIKHO, octastyle temple facade; AKT in exergue. TextImage
BMC 365Phoenicia, Tyre. Civic issue. AE 24mm. Struck Year 321 (196 AD). Laureate head of Melquart right, with slight whiskers / octostyle temple of the Phoenician Koinon; date AKT in ex. Lindgren I 2367. TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
Lindgren_1461vPhoenicia, Tyre. AE 14mm. Struck Year 3 (124/123 BC). Head of Melquarth right / Palm-tree; G in right field. TextImage
Lindgren 1467Phoenicia, Tyre AE12. Civic Issue, Year 243 = 117/118 AD. Turreted bust of Tyche right, palm over shoulder, border of dots / Astarte standing left on galley, patera in right hand, standard in left, border of dots Phoenician date above galley to left, Tyre monogram to right. TextImage
Rouvier 1789Tyre, Phoenicia. Circa 377-357 BC. AR 1/4 Shekel (3.38 g, 6h). Deity riding hippocamp right, holding bow in extended right hand; waves below; below waves, dolphin right / Owl standing right, head facing; crook and flail in background. Rouvier 1789; SNG Copenhagen 302 and 304; BMC -.TextImage
Rouvier 1815Tyre, Phoenicia, AR Didrachm, 22 mm, 8.72 gm. Dated year 34 (299-298 BC.). Marine diety riding hippocamp right, holding bow and reigns; below, double line of waves and dolphin right / Owl standing right, crook and flail behind; date ^O/IIII in right field. Rouvier 1815; Betlyon 36; SNG Copenhagen 307.TextImage
Rouvier 2008Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel, dated 100/99 BC. Laureate head of Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date ZK (year 27) above club in left field, DHA monogram in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs. Rouvier 2008; Mionnet V, 489.TextImage
Rouvier 2011Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Dated Year 29 = 98/7 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow, palm over right wing; date QK above club to left, CA to right, letter beth between legs. Rouvier 2011. TextImage
Rouvier 2017Tyre, Phoenicia AR Shekel. Year 104 = 23/22 BC. Laureate head of Melqart right / TYPOY IEPAS KAIASULOY, eagle standing left on prow, palm over right wing; date BL above club to left, HDR monogram to right. Rouvier 2017; Mionnet V, 493.TextImage
Rouvier 2019Phoenicia, Tyre AR Tetradrachm. Dated CY 33 = 94/3 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow, palm over right wing; GL above club to left, HAR monogram to right, alef between legs. Rouvier 2019. TextImage
Rouvier 2020Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel or Tetradrachm. Year 34 = 93/92 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TUROU IERAS KAISULOU, eagle standing left on prow holding palm, date DL over club to left, A to right. Phoenician letter between legs. Rouvier 2020; Hendin 917. TextImage
Rouvier 2027Tyre, Phoenicia, AR tetradrachm (Shekel), dated year 41. 14.28 gr. Laureate head of Melqart right, lionskin tied around neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date AM (year 41) above club in left field, D in right field, Phoenician letter beth between legs. Rouvier 2027.TextImage
Rouvier 2030Tyre, Phoenicia. Year 47 (80/79 BC). AR Tetradrachm -- Shekel. Laureate bust of Melkart right / TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow, palm on right wing; ZM & club to left, Phoenician "B" between legs, D to right. Rouvier 2030; Babelon 2061; Mionnet V, 498.TextImage
Rouvier 2031Tyre, Phoenicia. 80/79 BC. Silver half shekel (7.17 gm). Laureate head of Melqart right, lion skin tied around neck / TUROU IERA[S KAI] ASULOU, eagle standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, date ZM (year 47) above club in left field, FIL monogram in right field, Phoenician letter beth between eagle's legs. Rouvier 2031.TextImage
Rouvier 2036Tyre, Phoenicia AR Shekel. Dated CY 51 = 76/5 BC. Laureate bust of Melkart right / Eagle standing left on prow, palm over right wing; date above club to left, D to right, beth between legs. Rouvier 2036; Babelon 2030.TextImage
TextImage
RPC 2061Tyre, Phoenicia, Pseudo-autonomous issue, AE Dichalkis, Dated Year 206 (80-81 BC). 10.78 g. Laureate bust of Melkart right, lion's skin tied around neck, star before / Club upright, Tyre monogramm sideways above, zS to left, Phoenician script ltsr to right, all within oak wreath. RPC 2061; BMC 272 var (year); Rouvier -.TextImage
SGI 5210Tyre, Phoenicia, AE16. ca 2nd century AD. Veiled head of Tyche right / MHTROPOL[E]WS IERAS, Palm tree. TextImage
SGI 5923vPhoenicia, Tyre AE16. Autonomous Issue. Veiled, turreted & draped bust of Tyche right, palm behind AKS | M monogram / I EP (ligate) | IAS Palm tree with many leaves, fruits hanging from lowest branches. TextImage
SNGCop 296Phoenicia, Tyre. Circa 425 BC. AR 1/12 Shekel (0.56 gm). Dolphin leaping left over murex shell / Owl standing left, head facing, crook and flail behind. TextImage
SNGCop 356ffPhoenicia, Tyre, AE11. 2nd century AD. Turreted bust of Tyche right / Astarte standing left on galley. TextImage
Sear #5906Phoenicia, Tyre. Circa 430 BC. AR Double Shekel. Dolphin right over triple line of waves, murex below; inscription above, 'one-thirtieth' of a mina / Owl standing right, crook & flail over left shoulder; incuse outline around entire design. BMC 1. TextImage
Sear #5909Tyre, Phoenicia, AR 1/12 stater. c 400 BC. Dolphin in cable border / Egyptian style owl with crook and flail. BMC 5-7. TextImage
Sear #5911Tyre, Phoenicia, AR Dishekel. Late 5th century BC. Melquart riding hippocamp right, bow in left hand, holding reins in other, dolphin and double line of waves below / Egyptian style owl standing right, crook and flail over left shoulder. BMC 13.
(2 entries)
Sear #5912Phoenicia, Tyre. ca 400-360 BC. AR Stater. Melqart riding hippocamp right / Owl standing right, crook and flail over left shoulder. BMC 19.
(2 entries)
Sear #5914 Phoenicia, Tyre. Circa 332-275 BC. AR Didrachm (20mm). Melqart riding hippocamp right, holding reins in right hand, bow in left; double line of waves and a dolphin below / Owl standing right, crook and flail over left shoulder. BMC 26.
( 2 entries)
Sear #5915Tyre, Phoenicia AR Didrachm of Attic standard. 360-332 BC. Melqarth riding right on hippocamp / Owl standing right, head facing, holding crook & flail under wing, date & Phoenician letter in right field. TextImage
Sear #5916Phoenicia, Tyre. Circa 377-357 BC. AR 1/24 Shekel (0.57 gm). Sea-horse with curved wing left, over waves / Owl standing left, head facing; over right shoulder, crook & flail. Betlyon 20, BMC 43. TextImage
Sear #5920Phoencia, Tyre AR Shekel or Tetradrachm, 30 Pieces of Silver type. After 126 BC. Laureate head of Melquarth right / TYPOY IEPAS KAISYLOY, eagle standing left on prow, holding a palm under far wing, date over club to left, monograms to right.
(3 entries)
Sear #5921Tyre, Phoenicia, AR Half Shekel or Didrachm. Laureate head of Melquarth right / TYPOY IEPAS KAISYLOY, eagle standing left on prow, grain ear behind, date above club to left, monograms to right.
(6 entries)
Sear #5922Phoenicia, Tyre AE13. Autonomous Issue, after 126 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / Astarte standing left on galley, date across, TY monogram of Tyre to right.
(4 entries)
Sear #5924Phoenicia, Tyre AE14. Head of Melqarth right / Palm Tree with 2 nuts in the tree and 2 nuts at the base. BMC 254.TextImage
VESPASIAN
RPC 1963Vespasian AR Tetradrachm of Syro-Phoenician Group 6 (Tyre or Caesarea Maritima). Year 3 = 70/71 AD. AVTOKP KAIS OVESPASIAN, laureate head right / ETOYS G IEPOY, eagle standing left, wreath in its beak, club before. Prieur 128.TextImage
TITUS
RPC 1967Titus AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia (possibly Caesarea Maritima). 70-71 AD. AYTOKP TITOS KAIS OUESP, laureate head right wearing aegis / ETOYS G EIPOY, Eagle standing left, wings open, club before. Prieur 140, SGI 777.TextImage
TextImage
TRAJAN
BMC 12Trajan, AR Tetradrachm. Bust of Trajan right, eagle below, club to right / Bust of Melqart right. TextImage
BMC 14
Sear'88 #1043
Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated "COS 5" = 103-111 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, club & eagle below / DHMAPC EX IC YPAT e, laureate bust of Melqart right, draped in lionskin knotted at neck. BMC 14. TextImage
BMC 18Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre. AVTO K P KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GEPM DAK, laureate head right, on the back of an eagle right, club behind. / DHMAPX EZIGYPATG, draped bust of Melqart right.TextImage
McClean 9534Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated year 16 = 111-112 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, club & eagle below / DHMAPC EX IV UPAT V, laureate head of Melqart right, lion's skin tied at point of bust.TextImage
Prieur 1485Trajan AR Didrachm of Phoenicia, Tyre. COS 5 = 103-111 AD. AYTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, aegis on left shoulder / DHMARC EX UPAT e, eagle standing left on ground line, palm branch over shoulder, club in right field.TextImage
TextImage
Prieur 1493Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Dated "COS 5" = 110-111 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, club & eagle below / DHMAPC EX UPAT e, Tyche seated right holding corn ears & poppies, river god Orontes swimming below. TextImage
TextImage
Prieur 1495Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated "COS 5" = 103-111 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, below, club to right, eagle below / DHMAPC EX UPAT V, laureate bust of Melqart right, draped in lionskin. BMC 11.TextImage
TextObvRev
TextImage
TextImage
Prieur 1499Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenica. Year 16 = 111/2 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, club & eagle below / DHMAPC EX IV UPAT V, Tyche seated right on rocks, holding grain ears & poppies; river-god Orontes swimming right below. BMC 30, SGI 1089.TextImage
Prieur 1500Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Year 17 = 112-113 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, club & eagle below / DHMAPC EX IZ YPAT V Tyche seated right holding poppies & grain ears, river god Orontes swimming right below.TextImage
Prieur 1501Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Dated year 18 (113/4 AD). AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, club & eagle below / DHMAPC EX IH YPAT V, Tyche seated right on rocks, holding grain ears & poppies; river-god Orontes swimming right below. TextImage
Prieur 1504Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Year 15 = 110-111 AD. AYTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right / DHMARC EX Ie UPAT e, eagle standing on club, head left, palm branch in right.TextImage
TextImage
Prieur 1506Phoenicia, Tyre. Trajan AR Tetradrachm. Year 17 = 112-3 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right / DHMAPC EX IZ YPAT V, Eagle standing on club facing, head left, wings spread, palm branch to right.TextImage

Prieur 1508

Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated Year 17 = 112-113 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate draped bust right / DHMAPC EX IZ YPAT V, eagle standing on club, head left, palm at right. TextImage
Prieur 1515Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. COS 5 = 103-111 AD. AYTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, club & eagle below / DHMARC EX UPAT e, laureate bust of Melqart right, draped with lionskin tied at neck.TextImage
Prieur 1518Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated year 18 = 114 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, club & eagle below / DHMAPC EX IH UPAT V, laureate head of Melqart right, lion's skin tied at point of bust.TextImage
SGI 1088v
B
Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated "COS 2" = 98-99 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAINOC CEB GEPM, laureate head right, eagle below, club to right / DHMARC EX UPAT B, laureate bust of Melqart right draped in lion skin knotted at neck.TextImage
SGI 1088v
E
Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated "COS 5" = 103-111 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAINOC CEB GERM DAK, laureate head right, eagle below, club to right / DHMARC EX UPAT e, laureate bust of Melqart right draped in lion skin knotted at neck.TextImage
TextImage
SGI 1088v
G
Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated "COS 3" = 100 AD. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAINOC CEB GEPM, laureate head right / DHMARC EX UPAT G, laureate bust of Melqart right draped in lion skin knotted at neck.TextObvRev
SGI 1089Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GEPM DAK, laureate head right, below, club to left eagle standing right / DHMARC EX I[] UPAT [], Tyche of Antioch seated right, river god Orontes swimming before. TextImage
Wruck 171Trajan AR Tetradrachm of Tyre. Laureate head r., supported by eagle standing r., club behind / City-goddess seated on rock with corn-ears; river-god swimming at her feet.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Bellinger 295Septimius Severus Billon Tetradrachm of Tyre. AVT KAI CEP CEOVHPOC CE, laureate and cuirassed bust right. / DHMARC EX VPATOCTOV, Eagle standing facing, head left, D between legs. TextImage
Prieur 1534Septimius Severus, AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. 26mm, 12.42 g. Struck 209-211. AYT KAI CEP CEOYHROC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / DHMARX EX YPACTOC TO G, Eagle standing facing on club, head and tail left, wings spread, wreath in beak; murex shell between legs. Prieur 1534; Bellinger 295.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
BMC 369Julia Domna AE27 of Phoenicia, Tyre. IVLIA AVGVSTA, draped bust right / SEP TVRVS METRO COLON, figure standing facing holding cornucopiae, altar at foot left.TextImage
BMC 371Julia Domna AE 26mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Draped bust / Bull in front of vexillum marked LEG III GAL, murex shell right.TextImage
CARACALLA
Bellinger 306Caracalla AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated 213-217 AD. AYT KAI AN-TWNINOC CE, laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / ×DHMAPX×EX×UPATOCTO×D× eagle standing facing on club, head left, wreath in beak; murex shell between legs.TextImage
Bellinger 307Caracalla AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated 213-217 AD. AYT KAI AN-TWNINOC CE, laureate & cuirassed bust right / ×DHMAPX×EX×UPATOCTO×D× eagle standing facing on club, head left, wreath in beak; murex shell between legs.TextImage
TextImage
Prieur 1535Caracalla, AR tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. 209-212 AD. 12.95 g. AVT KAI ANTWNINOC CE, laureate head right / DHMARC EX UPATOS TO G, eagle with wreath in beak, standing facing, head left, murex between legs. Prieur 1535.TextImage
Prieur 1546ACaracalla Billon AR Tetradrachm of Tyre. Dated COS 4 = 213-217 AD. AVT KAI ANTWNINOC CE, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / DHMARC EX VPATOC TOD, eagle standing facing on on club, wings open, head left with wreath in beak, murex shell between legs. TextImage
Prieur 1547Caracalla Billon AR Tetradrachm of Tyre. AVT KAI ANTWNINOC CE B, laureate head right / DHMARC EX VPATOC TOD, eagle standing facing on on club, wings open, head left with wreath in beak, murex shell between legs. Bellinger 303, SGI 2679.TextImage
Prieur 1548Caracalla AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. AYT KAI AN-TWNINOC CE, laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder / ×DHMARC EX UPATOCTO×D×, eagle standing facing on club, head left, wreath in beak; murex shell between legs. Bellinger 303v.TextImage
Prieur 1551Caracalla AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Dated 213-217 AD. AYT KAI AN-TWNINOC CE, laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ×DHMAPX×EX×UPATOCTO×D× eagle standing facing on club, head left, wreath in beak; murex shell between legs. Bellinger 305.TextImage
TextImage
Rouvier 2321Caracalla. AE 33mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Founder plowing right; vexillum marked LEG/III/GAL behind.TextImage
SGI 2679Caracalla AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. AVT KAI ANTWNINOC CE B, laureate head right / DHMARC EX VPATOC TOD, eagle standing facing on on club, wings open, head left with wreath in beak, murex shell between legs. Bellinger 303, SGI 2679.TextImage
PLAUTILLA
CNG 64961Plautilla AE 30mm of Tyre, Phoenicia. PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, draped bust right / SEP TVRVS METROP COLONI, Plautilla & Caracalla standing facing one another, clasping hands.TextImage
GETA
BMC 380Geta AE 27mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. SEP GETA CAESAR, bust right / SEPTV RV S METROP, COLONI in ex, eagle standing facing, head left, between two standards. Lindgren I 2371.TextImage
Rouvier 2328Geta. AE Tetradrachm, Tyre, Phoenicia. 10.12g; 23mm. 197-212 AD. AVT KAI GETAC CEB, laureate head right / DHMARC EX UPATOC TO B dot, eagle standing facing, head left, sea snail between legs. Bellinger 300; Prieur 1538; Rouvier 2328.TextImage
MACRINUS
LindgrenI 2374Macrinus AE 22mm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Laureate head of Macrinus right / Palm tree flanked by murex shell left & club right.TextImage
Rouvier 2334vMacrinus AE 21mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Laureate, draped head of Macrinus right / Laureate bust of Melquart-Herakles right; aegis at neck.TextImage
SNG Cop 361Macrinus AE 20mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. IMP CAES MA-CRINVS AVG, laureate head of Macrinus right / SEP TVRO METRO, COLON (in exergue), prow of galley left, with murex shell above. BMC 384; Lindgren I 2373.TextImage
DIADUMENIAN
Rouvier 2347Diadumenian, Tyre, Phoenicia. AE18. M OP DIADVMENIANVS, draped cuirassed bust right / SEP TVRVS METROP, CO/LO/N/I to either side of palm tree. Rouvier 2347; BMC 386; Mionnet 639; Sear 3025.TextImage
SGI 3024Diadumenian AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia. M OP ANTWNINON KAI, draped bust right / DHMARC EXOVCIAC, Eagle standing facing, wings open, head left, holding wreath in beak, murex shell between legs. Bellinger 315. TextObvRev
ELAGABALUS
BMC 188vPhoenicia, Tyre. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. AE 25mm. Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / Astarte standing left holding transverse sceptre, resting hand on trophy to left, being crowned by Nike on column to right, small Marsyas at foot left, murex shell at foot right.TextImage
BMC 388Elagabalus AE29 of Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP CAES M AV ANTONI..., laureate draped bust right / SEPT IM TVRO COLO, Astarte standing facing holding sceptre, left foot on prow, right hand on trophy, crowned by victory on column in right field, small figure of Marsias at her feet. Lindgren 2375.TextImage
BMC 390Elagabalus AE28 of Phoenicia, Tyre. Laureate, draped bust right / Astarte wearing turreted crown, placing right on trophy, crowned by Nike; on left Marsyas (Salinos); on right murex-shell. TextImage
BMC 393Elagabalus AE 28mm of Tyre, Phoenicia. Struck 218 AD. CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / SEPTIM TVR COL, Astarte standing facing, holding transverse sceptre, erecting trophy to left, crowned by Nike on column to right, all within the arched central bay of a hexastyle temple on four-tiered base; palm tree, altar & murex shell before temple steps. SNG Cop 366.TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
BMC 394Elagabalus AE 24mm of Tyre. Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / SEP TVRO, two oxen walking right, standard behind, inscribed LEG III GAL; in exergue COLO.TextImage
BMC 396Elagabalus AE 27mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Laureate, cuirassed bust right / TYRIORVM, Astarte standing facing, holding transverse sceptre, erecting trophy to far left, being crowned by Nike standing on column to right, palm at inner left, murex shell at foot right. Lindgren I 2376.TextImage
BMC 396Elagabalus AE 28mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. IMP CAES MAV ANTONINVS AVG, bust right seen from front / TV RI O RVM, Astarte standing facing, crowned by Nike, trophy at left.TextImage
BMC 404Elagabalus AE29 of Tyre, Phoenicia, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / Hexastyle temple containing statue of Astarte.TextImage
BMC 407Elagabalus AE 28mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust / TV-RIO-RVM, palm tree being crowned by Nike left, murex shell in field. SNGCop 366cf.TextImage
BMC 410Elagabalus AE27 of Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG, laureate head right / TYRIORVM, Queen Dido standing left on stern of galley under sail, sailors working to right. Lindgren 2379.TextImage
BMC 411Elagabalus AE 30mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Laureate, draped bust right / TYRIORVM, Kadmos running right, prow below, murex shell to left. Lindgren III 1471.TextImage
BMC 411vElagabalus AE 30mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Laureate draped bust right / TYRIORVM, Kadmos running right, prow below, trophy and column surmounted by a murex shell (?) to left.TextImage
BMC 412vElagabalus AE 27mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TYRIORVM, emperor driving quadriga left, star above.TextImage
BMC 414Elagabalus AE27 of Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG, laureatem draped & cuirassed bust right / TVRIORVM, prize crown (inscribed PLVIX?) with palm branch emerging, murex shell below.TextImage
TextImage
BMCSup 6Elagabalus AE28 of Tyre, Phoenicia. Laureate draped bust right / Hades driving quadriga right pulling Persephone on chariot, murex shell below.TextImage
Rohde 1518Elagabalus AE28 of Tyre, Phoenicia. Laureate cuirassed bust right / TVRIORVM, eagle standing left, head right with wreath in its beak & wings open, murex shell to left.TextImage
Rouvier 2350Elagabalus AE22 of Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / TYRIORVM, Astarte standing left, holding transverse sceptre & raising a murex shell over a palm tree to left, and leaning on column to right.TextImage
Rouvier 2352Elagabalus AE25 of Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG, laureate, draped bust right / TVRIORVM, Astarte turreted, wearing short chiton, standing facing, resting right hand on trophy to left and holding transverse sceptre in left arm and being crowned by Victory standing on column to right; palm tree in centre left, and murex shell in centre right. Rouvier 2352.TextImage
Rouvier 2384Elagabalus, AE20, Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, all within border of dots / SEP TVRVS METROP COL, temple, seen in three-quarter aspect. Murex shell below, all within border of dots. Rouvier 2384, AE20; Mionnet V, 651; Babelon 2233.TextImage
Rouvier 2388Elagabalus. AE28 Dichalkus of Tyre, Phoenicia. 12.34 gr. IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TVRIORVM, Nude male figure facing front, moving left, chlamys over right forearm and waving out behind his left shoulder, holding spear in left hand; behind him, four stags galloping right; star above; murex-shell below. Rouvier 2388; Babelon ("Les Perses..") 2244; Mionnet V, 657; BMC Phoenicia 408.TextImage
Rouvier 2391Elagabalus, AE28 of Tyre, Phoenicia. 11.71 gr. IMP CAES M AN-TONINVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TV-RI-O-RVM, sacred olive tree flanked by two baetyl stones, wolf or hound walking left finding murex on left in ex. Rouvier 2391; SNG Righetti 2344.TextImage
SNG Cop 362Elagabalus AE24 of Tyre, Phoenicia. Laureate draped bust right / Marsyas standing right, wine skin on back, reaching forward to palm tree, star & murex shell in field to right.TextImage
SNG Levante 2342Elagabalus AE27 of Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP CAES M AV ANTONINVS AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / TYRI ORV M, Cadmus advancing right, trophy and palm behind, murex shell before, galley below.TextImage
JULIA MAESA
Lindgren_2383Julia Maesa AE 28mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Draped and diademed bust right / Astarte within hexastyle temple.TextImage
Rouvier 2408Julia Maesa AE 29mm of Tyre, Phoenicia. IVLIA MAI-SA AVGV, diademed & draped bust right / TVRIORVM above, Dido standing left, holding in right hand a rule & in left, transverse sceptre before the arched gate of the city of Tyre on left; above gate, mason at work on a tower, below, man to right digging with pick; murex shell above, palm tree to right.TextImage
AQUILIA SEVERA
BMC 418Aquilia Severa. AE 27mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. IVL AQVILIA SEVERA AVG, draped and diademed bust right / TVRIORVUM, agonistic urn with palm branch, murex shell below.TextImage
Rouvier 2398Aquilia Severa AE28 of Tyre. IVL AQVILIA SEVERA AVG, Diademed and draped bust right / TYRIORVM, Hexastyle temple, within Astarte standing by altar, crowning trophy, and being crowned by Nike standing on column behind. TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 419Severus Alexander, as Caesar. AE 25mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. M AV ALEXAN DER CAES SE, bust right / SEP TVR COL, Astarte standing facing & crowned by Nike, trophy left. Rouvier 2413.TextImage
BMC 421Severus Alexander AE 21mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Laureate draped bust right / Hexastyle temple of the Phoenician Koinon in perspective; murex shell below. Lindgren I 2385.TextImage
GORDIAN III
BMC 410Gordian III AE 31mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Dido standing on prow of galley left, holding cornucopiae and sceptre; sailor and helmsman flank her. Rouvier 2431.TextImage
BMC 423vGordian III AE30 of Tyre. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS F L AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / COL T YR ME TRO, Astarte standing left building trophy, Nike on column right crowning her; small figure of Marsyas & palm tree left, murex shell right.BMC 423 var. (no palm tree); Babelon 2263 var (ditto); Rouvier 2423 var (ditto).TextImage
Rouvier 2437Gordian III, AE30 of Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / COL TVR METR, The Ambrosial Rocks (baetyls) between an incense altar on the left and olive tree on the right. Small crescent to left and right. AMBROSIE PETRE and murex shell in exergue. Rouvier 2437; Babelon 2271; Mionnet 681. (BMC 429 var - different rev. legends).TextImage
PHILIP I
BMC 431Philip I AE 31mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. Laureate bust right / Astarte standing facing, crowned by Nike, trophy at left; figure of Marsyas & murex shell at feet.TextImage
BMC 435Philip I AE26 of Tyre, Phoenicia. (IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS PF AVG), Laureate and draped bust right / COL TYRO METR, Shrine of Asarte seen in perspective with flat roof supported by two iconic pillars; from the front of the base project four poles for carrying. Within the temple, a baetyl between two uncertain figures. BMC 435.TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
BMC 437Trebonianus Gallus AE28 of Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP C C VIBIVS TREBO GALLVS AVG, laureate, draped bust right holding shield / COL TVRO METR, bust of Astarte in tetrastyle shrine with peaked roof & stairway leading up.TextImage
Mionnet V, 678 varTrebonianus Gallus, AE28 of Tyre, Phoenicia. AD 251-254. IMP C C VIBIVS TRE(BO GALLVS AVG), laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / COL TYR(O METRO), Dido or Aeneas standing front, looking left, left foot on prow, holding aplustre in outstretched right hand and sceptre in left; palm tree with fruit and murex shell in left field. Mionnet V, 678 var (Gordian III); Rouvier: -; BMC: -; Babelon Persées: -; Imhoof (all): -; Mionnet: - etc.TextImage
VOLUSIAN
BMC 448Volusian, AE of Tyre, Phoenicia. 14.43 g. 251-253 AD. [IMP] C G VIB VOLVSIANVS AVG, laureate, cuirassed bust right / COL TYRO METR, Hermes-Toth standing left, holding papyrus scroll and caduceus, to left ibis standing left on altar, to right a murex above a palm tree. BMC 448. (Note: BMC Phoenicia does not mention the altar on which the ibis is standing).TextImage
VALERIAN I
BMC 452Valerian, AE27, Tyre, IMP CP LIC VALERIANVS AV, Radiate and cuirassed bust right. / COL TVRO MET Astarte crowning trophy and being crowned by Nike standing on pillar behind, all inside hexastyle temple. TIV in ex. BMC 452, Lindgren-Kovacs 2396TextImage
BMC 453Valerian I AE 29mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. IMP CP LIC VALERIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped bust right / COL TVRO METRO Astarte within hexastyle temple. Lindgren I 2396., BMC.453TextImage
BMC 458vValerian I AE 27mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. IMP CP LIC VALERIANVS AV, Laureate, cuirassed bust right / COL TVRO MET, Hermes-Thoth standing left, holding papyrus roll and caduceus; ibis on altar at feet; palm tree surmounted by murex-shell behind.TextImage
Lindgren 2399Valerian I AE29 of Tyre in Phoenicia, AD 253-260. IMP CP LIC VALERIANVS AVG, radiate draped bust right / COL TVRO MET, Athena seated left on shield, holding figure on prow in right hand and sceptre in left hand.TextImage
Rouvier 2501Valerian I AE 28mm of Tyre. IMP CP LIC VALERIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL TVRO METRO, Dido building Carthage: Elissa (Queen Dido) standing left holding sceptre & cubit rule; to the left a mason working on the top of a gateway, below a man digging with a pick. cf Price & Trell 748.TextImage
Rouvier 2509vValerian I AE 28mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. IMP CP LIC VALERIANVS AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COENV PHOENICES, Temple of the Phoenician Koinon in perspective.TextImage
SGI 4508Valerian I, AE26, (16.05g) Tyre, Phoenicia, IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG Laureate, draped bust right. / COL TVRO METR, Aedicula (small temple) with smaller aedicula and statues on pedestals within, caryatids (sculptured female figures serving as a column or a pillar) supporting the canopy, murex shell below. SGI 4508TextImage
GALLIENUS
BMC 408cfGallienus AE 27mm of Phoenicia, Tyre. IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG, Laureate, draped bust right / COL TVRO METR, Male figure with spear, quadriga of stagsTextImage
BMC 486vGallienus, AE28 of Tyre, Phoenicia, IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right / COL TVR MET, Kadmos standing right, right arm raised, battling serpent. Rouvier 2531.TextImage
BMC 486Gallienus AE28 of Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG, Laureate and draped bust right / COL TVRO MET, Kadmos battling serpent. Murex shell in left field. Rouvier 2531. BMC 486TextImage
BMC 490Gallienus, AE29 of Tyre, Phoenicia. AD 253-268. 15.72g. IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / COL TYRO METR, Female figure (Dido?), wearing tall kalathos, standing right before lighted altar, raising both arms in adoration towards distyle temple containing the club of Melqart-Herakles, star in centre field. Rouvier 2537; BMC 490.TextImage
BMC 492Gallienus AE30 of Tyre, Phoenicia. 260-268 AD. IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG, radiate draped bust right / COL TYRO MET, eagle standing facing, head left, wreath in beak, before vexillum inscribed LEG III GAL in three lines; murex shell to left.TextImage
Lindgren_2399Gallienus, AE30 of Tyre in Phoenicia. IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate draped bust right / COL TYRO MET, Athena seated left on shield, holding figure on prow in right hand and sceptre in left hand. * in left field. Lindgren I 2399.TextImage
Price 748vGallienus AE27 of Tyre, Phoenicia. IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL TVRO MET, Phoenician Queen Dido supervising the construction of Carthage with a city-gate and workman to her left. ANS 1944.100.81959. Price 748 v.TextImage
Rouvier 2531Gallienus, AE28 of Tyre in Phoenicia. IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate draped bust right / COL TYRO MET, Kadmos, right arm raised, battling serpent.TextImage
SALONINA
BMC 490 varSalonina, AE 25, 10.45g. Tyre, Phoenicia. CORNE SALONINA AVG, draped bust draped right, wearing stephane / [COL] TER-O (sic)- METRO, Dido, wearing tall kalathos, standing right before lighted altar, raising both arms towards two-columned temple, seen in perspective, containing the club of Melqart-Herakles. BMC 490 var (Gallienus). TextImage
Rouvier 2562 varSalonina, AE27 Dichalkus of Tyre, Phoenicia. 254-268 AD. CORNE SALONINA AVG, diademed, draped bust right / COL T(YRO METRO)..., Hexastyle Temple of Astarte, within which is Astarte standing, holding transverse sceptre, placing hand on trophy to left, crowned by Nike on column to right. Palm tree, altar and murex shell before temple steps. Rouvier 2562 var (no temple); Mionnet 359 var (ditto); Traité 2358 var (ditto). Apparently unpublished for Salonina.TextImage
Rouvier 2569Salonina AE 27mm of Tyre, Phoenicia. CORNE SALONINA AVG, Draped and diademed bust right / COL TYRO METR, Two figures sacrificing over altar.TextImage

Coins Main PageBrowse by Sear Greek Coins NumberGreek Coins by City or RulerSearch All Entries

Click here for a list of Reference Abbreviations.