RPC VII.2, 3572

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3572
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, r., seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
Reverse inscription COL TYR METRO, 𐤀𐤋𐤉𐤔𐤄, ΔΙΔW
Reverse design Dido standing l., holding ruler and sceptre, behind her palm tree, on l. arched gate of Carthage on which mason sits and constructs; above, murex shell; below, man digging r., with pick
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 19.02 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 2430
Specimens 6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18273415, I-B MG p. 447, no. 43
2     Cop SNG 372
3     Cast in Winterthur = M&M GmbH 1, 16 Sept. 1997, lot 274
4     ✸ CNG EA 349, 22 Apr. 2015, lot 324
5     CNG EA 498, 18 Aug. 2021, lot 240
6     Roma Numismatics EA 6, 22 Feb. 2014, lot 291