RPC VII.1, 108.2

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 108.2
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Germe
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate C Aur Apollonides (first archon)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠ ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΔΟΥ ΓƐΡΜΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Heracles reclining r. on lion's back, holding bow and club
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 10.90 g
Axis 6
Reference Ehling 215
Specimens 11
Die-links 3–11, 13: same pair of dies. 3–11, 13: same obv. die as 104.2/2–3, 105/1–3, 106/1–2, 107.1/1–2, 7, 107.2/3–4, 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. 3–13: same rev. die as 108.1/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
3     B: 18262370, I-B
4     L: 1841,B.2438 BMC 29 = BMC Lydia 34
5     ✸ B: 18262371, 75/1873
6     M&M GmbH 15, 21 Oct. 2004, lot 477 (Righetti)
7     Mu
8     P: 354 SNG 1001
9     P: 362 SNG 1002 = Wa 809
10     O: Christ Church
11     Cahn 68, 1930, lot 1904
12     Turin: 3694 rev. cast in Winterthur
13     C. Rhodes coll. = CNG MBS 76, 12 Sept. 2007, lot 1060 = Gorny & Mosch 115, 5 Mar. 2002, lot 1369