RPC VII.2, 3100


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3100
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 ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Antonius Gordianus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐⲰϹ, Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design Scylla, with two fish-tail and four dog-foreparts, facing, head l., raising r. arm, holding rudder
Metal Æ
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6, 7, 8
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1874,1201.16 BMC 268
2     B: 18274193, Fox
3     O: Godwyn
4     Hirsch 164, 31 Nov. 1989, lot 705
5     Kurpfälzische Münzhandlung 30, 5 June 1986, lot 187
6     M. Stall coll. = Roma Numismatics EA 23, 9 Jan. 2016, lot 325