RPC VII.2, 3583


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3583
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 METR, ΑΜΒΡΟϹΙΕ Π[ ]ΤΡΕ
Reverse design ambrosial rocks on platform flanked by star and crescent, altar on left, olive tree on right; in exergue, murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2437
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)
Note The last word of the rev. inscription could read either ΠƐΤΡƐ or ΠΑΙΤΡƐ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P Bab 2271
2 2     Mu
3 3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.81883