RPC VII.2, 3578


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3578
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 rear
Reverse inscription COL TYR MET, 𐤐𐤂𐤌𐤋𐤉𐤅𐤍
Reverse design Pygmalion standing r., head l., chlamys over r. arm, holding spear and bridle attached to four stags, r.; at r., murex shell; above, star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 18.01 g
Axis 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2434
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1871,0802.6 BMC 428
2     P: AA.GR.15270
3     P Bab 2267
4     C. Rhodes coll. = CNG EA 194, 20 Aug. 2008, lot 209
5     ✸ Gush Halav hoard 139