RPC VII.1, 258.2

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 258.2
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 ΑΡΧΟ ΑΥΡ ΠΟΝΤΙΚΟΥ [ ] ΤΙΒƐΡΙΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ
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 35 mm
Average weight 17.28 g
Reference vA Phrygien II, 1314–14A
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 6–7: same pair of dies. 6–7: same obv. die as 257/1–7, 258.1/1–5.
Note On the rev., the first Ν is retrograde.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
6     ✸ B KM p. 301, no. 5 = vA Phrygien II, 1314
7     Leu AG / M&M AG, Oct. 1966, lot 642 (Niggeler) = Cahn 60, 1928, lot 1589 = vA Phrygien II, 1314a