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 L Aur Hephaïstion (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, r., seen from front, aegis with gorgoneion on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription Ɛ[ ] ΑΥΡ ΗΦΑΙ[ϹΤΙΩ]ΝΟϹ ΑΡΧ [ ] ΔΑΛΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo seated, r., holding lyre, facing Cybele seated, l., holding patera and resting arm on tympanum; at her feet, lion
Metal Æ
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