RPC VII.2, 3068


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3068
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 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 ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛ, Α Μ Κ Β Γ
Reverse design Gordian III, radiate, in military dress, standing left, holding Nike and spear; at feet, left, seated and bound captive left, head right
Metal copper-based alloy
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Chaponniere & Firmenic 13, 22 May 2021, lot 451 = J. Hirsch 13, 15 May 1905, lot 4382 (Rhousopoulos)
2 2     Markov 11, 3 Sept. 2003, lot 180