RPC VII.2, 3559


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3559
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Nominative Imperator Gordianus Pius Felix Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYR METRO
Reverse design Astarte standing facing, placing r. on trophy to l. and holding sceptre, crowned by Victory on column to r.; at feet, on l. Marsyas r., on r. murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 7, 11
Reference Rouvier 2423
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: G.4348 BMC 423
2 2     Münster: M 1520
3 3     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.