RPC VII.1, 238.2


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 238.2
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, left, seen from rear, holding spear pointing forward and shield against shoulder (decorated with gorgoneion)
Reverse inscription ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, left, holding Nike and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 5: same obv. die as 235.2/2, 239.3/14. 5: same rev. die as 238.1/1–4.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
5 5     B: 1201/1896
6 6     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
7 7     Izmir SNG 637