RPC VII.1, 239.3

 

Image of specimen #14

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 239.3
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 Tyche standing l., holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 5.78 g
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 2
Die-links 14: same obv. die as 235.2/2, 238.2/5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
14     ✸ V: GR 31983
15     CGT coll. = Savoca 29 Blue, 22 Feb. 2020, lot 810