RPC VII.2, 3571


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3571
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, ΔΙΔW, 𐤀𐤋𐤉𐤔𐤄
Reverse design Dido standing left, holding ruler and sceptre, behind her palm tree, on left arched gate of Carthage on which mason sits and constructs; above, murex shell; below, man digging right, with pick
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rouvier —
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1970,0909.242 Price & Trell p. 29, fig. 34 = Gush Halav hoard 138