RPC VII.1, 275

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 275
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur Asklepiakos III (strategos for the second time)
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] ΑΥΡ ΑϹΚΛΗΠΙΑΚΟΥ Γ ΤΟ Β ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Asclepius standing facing, holding serpent-staff
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 24.51 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 276/1, 304/1–4 (Smyrna), 305/1 (Smyrna), 308.1/4–5, 7 (Smyrna), 308.2/6 (Smyrna), 309/1–6 (Smyrna), 309A/1 (Smyrna). 1: same rev. die as 271/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1970,0909.72
2     ✸ Peus 366, 29 Oct. 2000, lot 604 (M. Burstein)