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 rear
Reverse inscription COL TYR METR, ΔΙΔW, 𐤀𐤋𐤉𐤔𐤄
Reverse design Dido standing l., holding ruler and sceptre, behind her palm tree, on l. arched gate of Carthage on which mason sits and constructs; above, murex shell; below, man digging r., with pick

Coin no. 1 of RPC VII.2, 3571

 

Museum British Museum, London (UK)
Inventory no. 1970,0909.242
Reference Price & Trell p. 29, fig. 34 = Gush Halav hoard 138
Diameter 31
Weight 17.09
Axis 6
Note
External URI https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/C_1970-0909-242