RPC VII.1, 273

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 273
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 athlete advancing l., holding prize crown above his head; in front, rectangular building surrounded by colonnade and flanked by two pylons
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 12.79 g
Axis 6
Specimens 13
Die-links 1–7: same pair of dies. 8–10: same pair of dies. 1–10: same obv. die as 298/1–7 (Phocaea).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cop SNG 150
2     P: 234
3     B: I-B
4     Zurich: 884/16
5     L: 1841,B.2656 BMC 144
6     Mu SNG 550
7     B: 28701
8     C McClean 7928
9     Warsaw: 88988
10     ✸ L: G1874,0715.291 BMC 143
11     Wendt-Numismatica XIX, 1977, lot 560 (Hollschek III)
12     Verona: 70525 SNG 1493
13     R. Hoppensteadt coll.