RPC VII.2, 3591

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3591
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 Hercules standing l., holding patera over altar, club, and lion skin; on the l., Ambrosial rocks; one the r., murex shell
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.62 g
Axis 6, 11
Reference Rouvier 2426
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1872,0709.344 BMC 427
2     V: GR 22375
3     IMJ: 4025