RPC VII.2, 3017


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3017
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue With Π Π
Dating AD 238 and after
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Antonius Gordianus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕωϹ Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design Apollo standing left, holding branch, arrow and bow; chlamys over arm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18274175, 1908/5 Morel
2 2     NY: 1944.100.55025
3 3     C. Rhodes coll.