RPC VII.1, 173.1

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 173.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Iul Logismos (strategos)
Alliance with Nicomedia
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ Ϲ ΙΟΥΛ ΛΟΓΙϹΜΟΥ ΠƐΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ Κ ΝƐΙΚΟΜΗΔƐΩΝ ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ ΠΡ Γ Ν
Reverse design Asclepius standing facing, holding serpent-staff, next to Demeter standing facing, holding poppy and torch, both on galley with oars; on stern, helmsman
Metal Æ
Average diameter 43 mm
Axis 12
Reference Franke & Nollé 1626–9; Kampman 101
Specimens 6 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 163/1, 173.2/5, 173.3/6–9, 174/1–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Vat
2 2     ✸ CNG EA 342, 14 Jan. 2015, lot 410 (E. Levante coll.) = SNG France 2279
3 3     P: 1416 SNG 2280 = vFritze, Pergamon 103
4 4     A-KIKPE Private coll. Pfalz
10 10     CNG 87, 18 May 2011, lot 835
11 11     Naumann 57, 3 Sept. 2017, lot 408