RPC VII.1, 200

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 200
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Daldis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate L Aur Hephaïstion (first archon for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ƐΠ Λ ΑΥΡ ΗΦΑΙϹΤΙΩΝΟϹ ΑΡΧ Α Τ Β ΔΑΛΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Perseus advancing l. towards the three Gorgons resting under tree with Hypnos behind them and horse l.; in the background, temple enclosing statue of Apollo holding lyre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 48 mm
Average weight 43.24 g
Axis 6
Specimens 6
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 265
2     B: Löbb
3     B: 756/1911
4     Boston: 1983.226 NFA 12, 1983, lot 389
5     CNG Triton XX, 10 Jan. 2017, lot 455
6     Gorny & Mosch 265, 14 Oct. 2019, lot 1008