RPC VII.2, 3567


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3567
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 MET
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 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rouvier —
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ O: Christ Church
2 2     CNG EA 531, 25 Jan. 2023, lot 630