RPC VII.1, 192.1

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 192.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Thyatira
Region Lydia
City Thyatira
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate T Fab Alfenus Apollinarios (strategos)
Alliance with Smyrna
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 front
Reverse inscription ƐΠ Τ ΦΑΒ ΑΛΦ ΑΠΟΛΙΝΑΡΙΟΥ ΘΥΑΤƐΙΡΗΝΩΝ Κ ϹΜΥΡΝ ΟΜΟΝ
Reverse design Tyche of Thyatira and Amazon Smyrna standing facing each other, clasping hands
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Average weight 20.62 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Franke & Nollé 2318–9
Specimens 2
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 179/1–2 (Acrasus), 219/1, 3 (Saitta), 234.1/1–2 (Sardis).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1979,0101.2068 SNG vA 8279
2     ✸ C SNG 4895