RPC VII.2, 3065


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3065
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 ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΩ, Α Μ Κ Β Γ
Reverse design Gordian III, radiate, in military dress, standing l., holding Nike and spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1457A SNG 1711 = Wa 4674
2     Ayvagediği hoard 51
3     Falghera 2217
4     M&M GmbH 19, 16 May 2006, lot 228 = Schulten, 11 Apr. 1988, lot 952
5     Rauch 61, 25 May 1998, lot 583