RPC VII.1, 238.1

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 238.1
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, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, left, holding Nike and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 235.1/1, 236.1/1–2, 237.1/1–8. 1–4: same rev. die as 238.2/5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1895,0606.63 BMC 184
2 2     C: Leake 2324
3 3     ✸ V: GR 19592
4 4     O: Christ Church