Province Cilicia
City Tarsus 
Region Cilicia
Reign Gordian III
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ, Π Π
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΩϹ, Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design humped bull lying before garlanded altar on which stand two busts (Tranquillina and Gordian III?); at r., Perseus standing l., holding patera over altar, Gorgoneion and harpa; at l., Demeter (?) standing r., holding in each hand a lighted torch; in the background, high column with cult-statue of Apollo Lykeios with wolves

Coin no. 6 of RPC VII.2, 3141

 

Reference Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 34, 2 Aug. 2015, lot 798 = Rauch 94, 9 Apr. 2014, lot 577
Diameter 35
Weight 20.28
Axis
Note
External URI https://www.coinarchives.com/a/openlink.php?l=795774|1490|798|0d18a467a5987e79f01e54f1ebab8260