RPC VII.2, 3587


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3587
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 TYRIORVM MET
Reverse design temple with six columns and rounded pediment enclosing Astarte standing left, placing right on trophy to left and holding sceptre, crowned by Victory on column to right; in exergue, palm tree, altar and murex shell
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 11
Reference Rouvier 2425
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1900,0707.230 BMC 424
2 2     Lindgren I, 2386
3 3     Münzzentrum 65, 9 Nov. 1988, lot 360