CILICIA Tarsus Gordian III AD 238-244. Bronze (AE; 31-32mm; 15.12g; 7h) AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB / Π-Π Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. TAPC[OV MH]ΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩC / A/M/K – Γ/B Herakles, nude, standing to front, looking left at tree round which serpent twines; right hand uplifted, in left hand club and lion's skin.
BMC – cf. p. 214, 262; SNG Cop. 384var; SNG Levante -; SNG Levante Suppl. -; SNG v.Aulock 6050var.
From the stock of H. Linnartz Cologne 1999.