RPC VII.2, 3565

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3565
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 METR
Reverse design Cadmus, nude, standing r., chlamys on l. arm flying behind, hurling stone at upright serpent l.; in r. field, murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 19.03 g
Axis 5, 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 2428
Specimens 8 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: G.4349 BMC 426
2     ✸ B: 18202842, Fox
3     B: 18273417, Rauch
4     NY: 1944.100.81880
5     Freiburg: 12514
6     IMJ: 4017
7     Auctiones 20, 8 Nov. 1990, lot 1457
8     C. Rhodes coll. = CNG EA 168, 11 July 2007, lot 192