RPC VII.1, 258.1


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 258.1
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 ΑΡ ΠΟΝΚΟΥ (sic) ΤΙΒƐΡΙΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Artemis standing l., holding torch and bow; at her feet, stag and small cult statue of Artemis Ephesia holding torch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 16.26 g
Axis 7
Reference vA Phrygien II, 1309–13
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 257/1–7, 258.2/6–7.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     SNG vA 8457 = Auctiones 7, 1977, lot 399 = vA Phrygien II, 1309
2     ✸ V: GR 33426 vA Phrygien II, 1310
3     O vA Phrygien II, 1311
4     B KM p. 301, no. 6 = vA Phrygien II, 1312
5     Boston: 63.1147 vA Phrygien II, 1313
6     B. Michaux coll. = ex M. Mihalka coll.