RPC VII.2, 3566


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3566
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 and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
Reverse inscription COL TYR METR
Reverse design Cadmus, nude, standing right, holding club and hurling stone at upright serpent left; in left field murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rouvier 2429
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1899,0704.2 BMC 425
2 2     P Bab 2266