RPC VII.2, 3558

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3558
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Berytus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Third issue: COS II
Dating AD 241–4
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG COS II P P
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL IVL AVG FEL BER
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing bust of Astarte wearing turreted crown and flanked on each side by cornucopia and aquila; on roof, Neptune abducting Beroe flanked by two Victories holding wreath; pellet in pediment; in exergue, lion advancing r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 14.97 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference Sawaya series 117, 2228–2245
Specimens 25

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1906,0712.39 BMC 236
2     L: 1908,0110.11 BMC 237
3     ✸ L: 1909,0102.13 BMC 238
4     L BMC 239
5     P: AA.GR.26748
6     P: Chandon de Briailles 795, Y 23455 bis
7     P: AA.GR.26734
8     P Bab 1321
9     B: 18275176, Löbb.
10     B: 18275171, 1852/10641
11     B: 18275173, 1865/28713
12     C: Leake 6026
13     Cop SNG 122
14     Mu
15     NY: 1944.100.72418
16     NY: 1944.100.72417
17     O: Milne
18     Beirut-AUB: C744 Baramki 122, pl. XVII, 15
19     CNG EA 181, 6 Feb. 2008, lot 301
20     CNG EA 191, 9 July 2008, lot 131
21     CNG EA 302, 8 May 2013, lot 278
22     Gorny & Mosch 147, 7 Mar. 2006, lot 1881
23     Münzzentrum Rheinland 175, 13 Jan. 2016, lot 464
24     Naville Numismatics 52, 22 Sept. 2019, lot 237 = Naville Numismatics 48, 7 Apr. 2019, lot 163
25     Savoca 14, 23 Apr. 2017, lot 460