Province Syria Phoenice
City Berytus 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Gordian III
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG COS II P P
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL IVL AVG FEL BER
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing bust of Astarte wearing turreted crown and flanked on each side by cornucopia and aquila; on roof, Neptune abducting Beroe flanked by two Victories holding wreath; pellet in pediment; in exergue, galley

Coin no. 12 of RPC VII.2, 3555

 

Museum Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (Austria)
Inventory no. GR 22108
Reference
Diameter 27.1
Weight 13.16
Axis 6
Note