RPC VII.2, 3569


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3569
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 METR TYRVS COLONI
Reverse design Dido standing l., holding short sceptre and aplustre, between two figures on deck of galley; figure on l. emptying uncertain circular objects into sea; below, murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 15.14 g
Axis 5, 6, 10, 12
Reference Rouvier 2431 corr.
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P Bab 2268
2     ✸ B: 18258020, Löbb.
3     Beirut-AUB: C6497 Baramki 261, pl. XXXI, 9
4     Beirut-AUB: C1511 Baramki 265
5     IMJ: 15841
6     IMJ: 15840
7     B. Michaux coll. = ex M. Mihalka coll.
8     C. Rhodes coll.