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. 2 of RPC VII.2, 3141

 

Reference CNG EA 288, 10 Oct. 2012, lot 333 = CNG EA 90, 26 May 2004, lot 298 = SNG Levante 1119
Diameter 34
Weight 22.24
Axis 12
Note
External URI https://www.coinarchives.com/a/openlink.php?l=539961|960|333|34f3d0ede929bc1ef4dcefbdf298fc01