RPC VII.1, 116


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Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 116
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Germe
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aelius Aristonikos (strategos)
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 front, left arm of cuirass raised
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡΙϹΤΟΝΕΙΚΟΥ ΓΕΡΜΗ
Reverse design Apollo seated left on rock, resting on tripod; in front, table with amphora, next to rock, griffin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference Ehling 227
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 115/1, 121.2/5–6, 123A/1. 1–2: same rev. die as 149.1/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Cop SNG 145 = GRMK p. 117, no. 4
2 2     B: 18262375, Fox
3 3     C. Rhodes coll. = Savoca Coins Blue 163rd Blue, 13 May 2023, lot 748