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. 5 of RPC VII.2, 3141

 

Reference Naumann 63, 4 Mar. 2018, lot 478 (Vogl coll.) = Aufhäuser 4, 7 Oct. 1987, lot 415
Diameter 37
Weight 21.60
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