RPC VII.2, 3584

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3584
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 METR, ΑΜΒΡΟϹΙƐ ΠΑΙΤΡƐ
Reverse design ambrosial rocks on platform flanked by star and crescent, altar on l., olive tree on r.; in exergue, murex shell flanked by palm branches
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2437
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1899,0704.1 BMC 429
2     P: Y 28596.16
3     VAuctions 306, 21 May 2014, lot 330