RPC VII.2, 3562


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3562
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, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COLONIE TYRI METROPOLI
Reverse design serpent entwined ovoid baetyl, between murex shell and palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2435
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note The rev. inscription is not very clear but it seems to be the same as https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/6571.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.81884