RPC VII.1, 269.2

 

Image of specimen #12

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 269.2
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Philadelphia
Region Lydia
City Philadelphia
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Marcus (first archon for the second time)
Alliance with Smyrna
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΦΙΛ ΝΕΩ ΚΑΙ ϹΜΥΡ Γ ΝΕΩ ΟΜΟ ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ Α
Reverse design Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Franke & Nollé —
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 5–6: same pair of dies. 5–6: same obv. die as 269.1/1–4, 269.3/7–8.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
5 5     C McClean 8316
6 6     G Hunter 14 = SNG 1963
10 10     E. Demirtaş, Izmir Tarihi Muzesi: Antik Dönem Sikke Koleksiyonu. Izmir Museum of Commercial History: Ancient Coins (Izmir, 2011), no. 68
11 11     Numismad 6, 28 - 29 Jan. 2023, lot 1039
12 12     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.