RPC VII.2, 3575


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3575
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 TYRO MET(RO)
Reverse design Hercules standing left, extending arm over trophy, holding club and lion skin, being crowned by Victory on column; on ground, murex shell and palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 1, 5
Reference Rouvier 2427
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18258016, Fox
2 2     IMJ: 4027
3 3     Lindgren I 2387