RPC VII.1, 274

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 274
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Fl Menophantos (strategos)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠ Ϲ(Τ) ΦΛ ΜΗΝΟΦΑΝΤΟΥ ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Poseidon standing l., holding dolphin and trident, l. foot on prow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 4.81 g
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 22
Die-links 1–10: same pair of dies. 11–14: same pair of dies. 1–15: same obv. die as 289/1–5 (Magnesia ad Sipylum), 290/1–9, 11–22 (Magnesia ad Sipylum), 299/1–12 (Phocaea), 343/1–7 (Temnus). 1–10: same rev. die as 279/1–10.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1975,0411.209
2     C McClean 7929
3     Mu SNG 551
4     O
5     Wendt-Numismatica XXI, 1978, lot 514a (Hollschek IV)
6     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1684 SNG vA 1656
7     P: 257.109
8     NY: 1974.226.69
9     O
10     V: GR 33888
11     Cop SNG 151
12     B: I-B
13     Falghera 2122 = Wendt-Numismatica XIX, 1977, lot 560 (Hollschek III)
14     P: 235
15     B: Fox
16     Plankenhorn coll.
17     Schulten Apr. 1988, lot 861 = Schulten Apr. 1989, lot 577
18     Weber 5536
19     Freiburg: 11742
20     C. Rhodes coll.
21     C. Rhodes coll.
22     C. Rhodes coll.