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
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, l., seen from rear, holding spear pointing forward and shield against shoulder (decorated with gorgoneion)
Reverse inscription ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., holding Nike and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 6.54 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2
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 Museum Bibliography
5     B: 1201/1896
6     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.