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Coin ID #9998

Tarsos (AD 238-244) AE 35 - Gordian III

Gordian III, 238-244 AD. AE35 - Tetrassarion (23.01g, 12h). AVT K M ANTΩNIOC ΓOPΔIANOC CЄB Π Π, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TAPCOV MHTPOΠOΛЄΩC A M K, the Tyche of Tarsos, turreted, draped and seated left on a rock, with the river god Kydnos swimming left below; to Tyche’s left and right; Γ B; all within tetrastyle shrine. With an attractive but rough greenish-brown patina, GVF. From the M Coll, ex Triton VIII, 11 Jan 2005, 785.

File information
Filename:17~3.jpg
City/Mint name:Tarsos
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:SNG Copenhagen 385; SNG von Aulock 6055 (same dies)
Valuation:Nomos Auc. 6 (5/2012), lot 190 ($390 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Nomos AG - www.nomosag.com
Filesize:133 KiB
Date added:Jan 21, 2013
Dimensions:918 x 455 pixels
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