RPC VII.2, 3059


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3059
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 Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear, holding shield (decorated with gorgoneion) and spear pointing forward
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩ, Α Μ Κ Β Γ
Reverse design Genius standing left, holding patera over altar and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BNK,G.1106 BMC 274
2 2     Ayvagediği hoard 71
3 3     Bertolami Fine Arts - ACR Auctions 4, 5 Dec. 2011, lot 351 = SNG Levante 1129
4 4     CGT coll.
5 5     Naumann 48, 20 Nov. 2016, lot 476