RPC VII.1, 236.2


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 236.2
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚΟΡ(ΩΝ)
Reverse design Athena standing right, holding spear and Nike; at her feet, shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 3–4: same obv. die as 235A/1, 237.2/9–18, 239.1/1–6, 239.2/7–13. 4: same rev. die as 236.1/2.
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 Number Museum Bibliography
3 3     O: Milne
4 4     ✸ CGT coll.