RPC VII.1, 107.1

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 107.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Germe
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Gaius Aurelius Apollonides (first archon)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΔΟΥ ΑΡΧ ΓΕΡΜΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing left, holding cantharus and thyrsus; at his feet, panther
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Ehling 212
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2, 7: same obv. die as 104.2/2–3, 105/1–3, 106/1–2, 107.2/3–4, 108.2/3–11, 13, 114.1/1, 3–4, 114.2/2, 117/1, 118/1–2, 119/1–5, 120/1–2, 121.1/1–4, 122/1–3, 123/1, 124/1, 125/1–3, 126/1. 1–2: same rev. die as 123/1, 156/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Boston: 64.1341
2 2     L: 1899,0703.9
7 7     C. Rhodes coll. = Pecunem 36, 4 Oct. 2015, lot 394