Province Syria Phoenice
City Tyre 
Region Phoenicia
Reign Gordian III
Obverse inscription IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
Reverse inscription COL TYR METR
Reverse design Cadmus, nude, standing r., holding club and hurling stone at upright serpent l.; in l. field murex shell

Coin no. 1 of RPC VII.2, 3566

 

Museum British Museum, London (UK)
Inventory no. 1899,0704.2
Reference BMC 425
Diameter 32
Weight 19.05
Axis 12
Note
External URI https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/C_1899-0704-2