RPC VII.2, 3560


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3560
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 rear
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
Average weight 17.74 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 2423
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.81877
2     Braunschweig SNG 1469
3     Harvard: 1983.56.243