RPC VII.2, 3573


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3573
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 front
Reverse inscription COL TYR METRO
Reverse design Diomedes standing left, holding palladium, spear and chlamys; at left, murex; at right, palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2433
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 2013.266
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.81881
3 3     Beirut-AUB: C1510 Baramki 264, pl. XXXI, 12