RPC VII.2, 3102

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3102
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 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 ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ, Α Μ Κ Β Γ
Reverse design Selene-Hecate, crowned with crescent, wearing chiton inflated by wind, standing in galloping biga drawn by hump-backed bulls, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 25.15 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Specimens 8 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B. Michaux coll.= Kunker 54, 7 Mar. 2000, lot 2264
2     Berk 106, 20 Jan. 1999, lot 773
3     C. Rhodes coll.
4     C. Rhodes coll. = Naumann 77, 5 May 2019, lot 583
5     CNG EA 304, 12 June 2013, lot 283
6     Falghera 2215
7     M&M AG 41, 18 June 1970, lot 586
8     ✸ Naumann 63, 4 Mar. 2018, lot 480 (Vogl coll.) = Aufhäuser 4, 7 Oct. 1987, lot 416