RPC VII.2, 3021

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3021
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(ΑΙ) Μ ΑΝΤ(ΩΝΙΟϹ) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΩϹ Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design Apollo standing l., quiver at shoulder, holding branch and chlamys
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 22.90 g
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 12 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1925,1001.27 Tarsus hoard 89
2     P: 1408 SNG 1683
3     P: 1539.4 SNG 1684
4     NY: 1944.100.55023
5     C. Rhodes coll.
6     CNG EA 195, 10 Sept. 2008, lot 166
7     Naumann 46, 11 Sept. 2016, lot 453
8     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 14, 2 Mar. 2014, lot 502
9     Schulten, 19 Apr. 1989, lot 602 = Schulten, 11 Apr. 1988, lot 955
10     SNG vA 6051
11     Tahberer 1598
12     Ziegler 774 = Karbach coll.