RPC VII.2, 3579


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3579
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 front
Reverse inscription COL TYR METR(O), ΑΜΒΡΟϹΙƐ ΠƐΤΡΑΙ
Reverse design ambrosial rocks on bases flanking olive tree; in exergue, murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 18.09 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2436
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P Bab 2270
2     ✸ B: 18273418, Fox
3     CNG MBS 57, 4 Apr. 2001, lot 901
4     Münzen & Medaillen AG 33, 9 Dec. 1966, lot 495 = cast in Winterthur