Chalkos - Tyre Palm tree

Chalkos - Tyre (Palm tree) -  obverseChalkos - Tyre (Palm tree) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Roman provinces (Rome)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 108-109
Value Chalkos
Currency Syria - Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.13 g
Diameter 15.5 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 113618
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References RPC III# 3885
Michel Amandry, Andrew M. Burnett, Jérôme Mairat, William E. Metcalf, Laurent Bricault, M. Blet-Lemarquand; 2015. Roman Provincial Coinage / Volume 3.1. From Nerva to Hadrian (AD 96–138) : Catalogue. British Museum Press - Bibliothèque nationale de France, London, United Kingdom - Paris, France.

Obverse

Head of Tyche right, veiled, turreted; behind neck, ear of grain.

Reverse

Palm tree, Phoenician letters לצר (‘of Tyre’)

Lettering:
TYP ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ ΙΕΡΑΣ
ΔΛ | Σ

Translation: Holy Metropolis.

Mint

Tyre, Phoenicia, modern-day Tyre, Lebanon

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (108-109) ΔΛΣ Tyre; year=234

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