RPC VII.2, 3062

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3062
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue With Π Π
Dating AD 238 and after
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ 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, holding shield (decorated with gorgoneion) and spear pointing forward
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟ(Π)(ΟΛƐ), Α Μ Κ Β Γ
Reverse design Gordian III, radiate, in military dress, riding on galloping horse r., with r. hand spearing lion running r., head l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 22.64 g
Axis 3, 6, 7, 12
Specimens 23

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1961,0301.449
2     L: 1895,0606.121 BMC 282
3     ✸ L: 1894,0402.243 BMC 283
4     P: AA.GR.17504
5     B: 18274236, Löbb.
6     B: 18274233, Löbb.
7     Mu
8     Mu
9     NY: 1944.100.55017
10     NY: 1995.11.1867
11     V-ON SNG Leypold 2682
12     Ayvagediği hoard 45
13     Bertolami Fine Arts - ACR Auctions EA 28, 15 July 2015, lot 429
14     C. Rhodes coll.
15     C. Rhodes coll.
16     CNG EA 172, 5 Sept. 2007, lot 98
17     CNG MBS 70, 21 Sept. 2005, lot 582 = SNG Levante 1132
18     Nomos 5, 25 Oct. 2011, lot 251 = Rauch 82, 23 Apr. 2008, lot 461 = Rauch 82, 23 Apr. 2008, lot 461
19     Savoca 13, 12 Mar. 2017, lot 407
20     Savoca, Blue 2, 28 Oct. 2017, lot 710
21     Schulten, 11 Apr. 1988, lot 953
22     SNG vA 6040
23     Tahberer 1587