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 Lucius Aurelius Hephaistion (first archon for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠ Λ ΑΥΡ ΗΦΑΙϹΤΙΩΝΟϹ ΑΡΧ Α Τ Β ΔΑΛΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Perseus advancing left towards the three Gorgons resting under tree with Hypnos behind them and horse left; in the background, temple enclosing statue of Apollo holding lyre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 48 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 265
2 2     B: Löbb.
3 3     B: 756/1911
4 4     Boston: 1983.226 NFA 12, 1983, lot 389
5 5     Fritz Rudolf Künker 402, 14 Mar. 2024, lot 937 = CNG Triton XX, 10 Jan. 2017, lot 455 = Numismatica Genevensis 16, 14 Nov. 2022, lot 66
6 6     Nomos 23, 30 Nov. 2021, lot 246 = Gorny & Mosch 265, 14 Oct. 2019, lot 1008