RPC VII.2, 3564


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3564
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 COL TYR METR
Reverse design Cadmus advancing right, head left, raising right arm, holding sceptre, left foot on prow of ship; at left, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2432
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P Bab 2265
2 2     Beirut-AUB: C1509 Baramki 263, pl. XXXI, 11