RPC VII.1, 135


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 135
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Germe
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Aurelius Naevianus (first archon for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΤΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟ (sic)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΝΑΙΒΙΑΝΟΥ ΓΕΡΜΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, left, holding eagle and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Ehling 266
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 136/1, 139.2/4–9, 140/1, 141.1/1–9. 1–2: same rev. die as 129/1, 137.1/1.
Note On the rev., the last two Νs are retrograde.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Zurich: 896/14
2 2     ✸ B: 18262377, I-B LS p. 70, no. 5