RPC VII.1, 201A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 201A
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 and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front, aegis with gorgoneion on left shoulder
Reverse inscription Ε[ ] ΑΥΡ ΗΦΑΙ[ϹΤΙΩ]ΝΟϹ ΑΡΧ [ ] ΔΑΛΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo seated, right, holding lyre, facing Cybele seated, left, holding patera and resting arm on tympanum; at her feet, lion
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 201/1.
Note See M. Spoerri, SM 226 (2007), p. 59 on the correct interpretation of the two deities
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ C. Rhodes coll. = Plankenhorn coll. = Naumann 52, 2 Apr. 2017, lot 992