CILICIA Tarsus Gordian III AD 238-244. Bronze (AE; 34-35mm; 29.72g; 6h) AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB / Π – Π Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian with shield and spear to right. Rev. TAPCOV M-H-TP-OΠ-OΛ in field, A/M/K and B-Γ The Emperor, wearing radiate crown, on horse, galloping to right, thrusting spear at lion beneath him; around the inscription. Very rare.
BMC p. 219, 285; SNG Cop. -; SNG Levante 1132; SNG v.Aulock 6040.
From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1969.