RPC VII.1, 271

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 271
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Fl Menophantos (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠ ϹΤ ΦΛ ΜΗΝΟΦΑΝΤΟΥ ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Asclepius standing facing, holding serpent-staff
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 25.73 g
Axis 6
Specimens 4
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 272/1–2, 286/1–6 (Magnesia ad Sipylum), 287/1–2 (Magnesia ad Sipylum), 297.1/1–2 (Phocaea), 297.2/3–4 (Phocaea), 310/1–8 (Smyrna), 339/1 (Temnus), 341/1–4 (Temnus), 342/1–3 (Temnus). 1–3: same rev. die as 275/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 232
2     Athena (Munich), 1994
3     G. Labarre, ‘Un trésor d'époque impériale à Mytilène’, RN 151 (1996), pp. 119–140, no. 44
4     CGT coll.