RPC VII.1, 143

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 143
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Germe
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ(Τ) Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΓƐΡΜΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Heracles wrestling with Nemean lion, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 3.73 g
Axis 5, 6, 7
Reference Ehling 279–83
Specimens 15
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 5–8, 12: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 145/1–11. 9–11: same obv. die as 75/1–2 (Hadrianeia), 76/1–2 (Hadrianeia), 90/1–6 (Miletopolis), 91/1–6 (Miletopolis), 144/1–2. 1–8, 12: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1891,0701.1 BMC 31 = BMC Lydia 37
2     P: 368 SNG 1016 = Wa 814
3     B: 18262384, Löbb
4     Mu
5     Cop SNG 151
6     Beutler coll. 5430
7     NY: 1984.66.437
8     NY: 1944.100.42926
9     ✸ CNG EA 289, 24 Oct. 2012, lot 210 = Aufhäuser 10, 1993, lot 499
10     Henzen Aug. 1999, lot 487
11     Istanbul: 666/39
12     Roma Numismatics E-Sale 31, 26 Nov. 2016, lot 252
13     Afyon: 2786
14     Leeds-UL: 784
15     C. Rhodes coll.