Tyre Roman Legio

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  1. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    The reverse of this coin under Julia Domna shows an eagle with a vexillum behind. The latter reads possibly within: LEG III. Reverse also reads around : SEP TURUS COL. I'm sure it was struck at Tyre. The coin weighs 10.08 g. Thanks for your comments.

    JuliDo O.JPG JuliDomn R.JPG
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  3. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Interesting, Charles. Sorry, I am of no help. But, a cool coin.... that Eagle is great!
  4. Marsman

    Marsman Well-Known Member

    Nice, very interesting historic coin :)

    PHOENICIA, TYRE, Julia Domna
    Obv. Draped bust of Julia Domna right; IVLIA AVGVSTA
    Rev. Eagle standing facing on palm branch, head left, holding wreath in beak, vexillum behind with inscription LEG III GAL behind; murex shell right; SEPTVRVS METRO COLONI.
    Unpublished ?
  5. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    Thanks.. V.Coins have already posted a similar coin ( currently In Stock), but it weighs 14.08 g. It's 4 grams heavier than mine. Would that keep my coin "Unpublished" ?
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