RPC VII.1, 257

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 257
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Tiberiopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur Pontikos (archon)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΠΟΝΤΙΚΟΥ ΤΙΒƐΡΙΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design temple with four columns and rounded pediment enclosing cult statue of Artemis Ephesia standing between two stags
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 17.55 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference vA Phrygien II, 1303–8
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–7: same pair of dies. 1–7: same obv. die as 258.1/1–5, 258.2/6–7.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     CNG EA 188, 28 May 2008, lot 262 = vA Phrygien II, 1303
2     SNG vA 4032 = vA Phrygien II, 1304
3     L: 1844,0425.509 BMC 19 = vA Phrygien II, 1305
4     P: 2178 Wa 6581 = vA Phrygien II, 1306
5     ✸ NY: 1944.100.50615 vA Phrygien II, 1307
6     B vA Phrygien II, 1308
7     Hecht 1959, cast in Winterthur