RPC VII.2, 3443


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3443
Province Osroene
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Dating AD 243–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate head of Gordian III, right, with drapery on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ ΚΟΛ ΚΑΡΡΗΝωΝ
Reverse design draped, veiled and turreted bust of Tyche, left, with crescent above her; in front, Marsyas standing right, carrying wineskin over shoulder, on short column, and altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 5, 6, 12
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1938.104.62 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 75
2 2     ✸ V: GR 22777
3 3     Beirut-AUB: C3325
4 4     Falghera 2233
5 5     Gärtner 32, 24 Oct. 2015, lot 34284 (as Edessa)