RPC VII.1, 236.1

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 236.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
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 ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩΚΟΡ(Ω)
Reverse design Athena standing r., holding spear and Nike; at her feet, shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 6.84 g
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 235.1/1, 237.1/1–8, 238.1/1–4. 2: same rev. die as 236.2/4.
Note Erroneously described in RPC VII.1 as Rom a holding Nike in r. and spear in l.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: HPB,p138.10 BMC 185
2     C: Leake 2325
3     ✸ C. Rhodes coll. = Savoca 27 Blue, 28 Dec. 2019, lot 832
4     CGT coll.