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 COL TYR METRO
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, placing r. on trophy to l. and holding sceptre, crowned by Victory on column to r.; at feet, on l. Marsyas r., on r. murex shell

Coin no. 1 of RPC VII.2, 3559

 

Museum British Museum, London (UK)
Inventory no. G.4348
Reference BMC 423
Diameter 30
Weight 19.93
Axis 11
Note
External URI https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/C_G-4348