Tarsus, Cilicia. Gordian III. 238-244.
|Sale: Nomos 6, Lot: 190. Estimate CHF450.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 May 2012.
Sold For CHF360. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Tetrassarion (Bronze, 35mm, 23.01 g 12). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟC ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Π Π Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev.
ΤΑΡCΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩC Α Μ Κ 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 Β; all within tetrastyle shrine. SNG Copenhagen 385; SNG von Aulock 6055 (same dies
). With an attractive but rough greenish-brown patina. Good very fine.
From the M Collection, ex Triton VIII, 11 January 2005, 785.