PHOENICIA, Tyre. Gordian III
Æ trichalkon; 29mm, 18.10 g, 12h
Obv: laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Rev: Dido standing left, holding transverse rule; to left, arched gate of Carthage on which mason sits and constructs; murex shell above; in exergue, man digging right with pick
Ref: Rouvier 2430; AUB –; BMC –. Fine, earthen patina. Very rare.