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, dolphin

Coin no. 20 of RPC VII.2, 3553

 

Museum Historisches Museum, Bern (Switzerland)
Inventory no. N/82.2254
Reference SNG Righetti 2254
Diameter 29.3
Weight 14.90
Axis 12
Note