Province Syria Phoenice
City Tyre 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Gordian III
Obverse inscription IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription METR TYRVS COLONI
Reverse design Dido standing l., holding short sceptre and aplustre, between two figures on deck of galley; figure on l. emptying uncertain circular objects into sea; below, murex shell

Coin no. 6 of RPC VII.2, 3569

 

Museum Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Inventory no. 15840
Reference
Diameter 35
Weight 14.06
Axis 5
Note