RPC VII.2, 3585


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3585
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
Reverse design temple with six columns and rounded pediment enclosing Astarte standing l., placing r. on trophy to l. and holding sceptre, crowned by Victory on column to r.; in exergue, palm tree, altar and murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 17.83 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Rouvier 2425
Specimens 9 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P Bab 2269
2     B: 18273420, Löbb.
3     C: Mossop
4     NY: 1944.100.81878
5     NY: 1944.100.81879
6     CGT coll.
7     ✸ CNG EA 301, 24 Apr. 2013, lot 213
8     Forum Ancient Coins, RP57245
9     R. Hoppensteadt coll.