RPC VII.1, 28.2

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 28.2
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝ(Τ) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design lighted torch entwined by serpent to l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Specimens 10 (6 in the core collections)
Die-links 4–6: same pair of dies. 7–8: same pair of dies. 11–12: same pair of dies. 4–6: same obv. die as 27.2/18–19. 7–8: same obv. die as 27.1/7–8, 11. 9: same obv. die as 27.1/1, 4–5, 15, 21. 10–12: same obv. die as 26/1–2, 27.1/16, 28.1/1–2. 4–6, 10: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
4 4     NY: 1944.100.42868
5 5     O
6 6     ✸ M&M GmbH 15, 21 Oct. 2004, lot 508 (Righetti 5813)
7 7     L: 1919,0417.157
8 8     Tübingen SNG 2288
9 9     C SNG 4164
10 10     Tübingen SNG 2287
11 11     P: 529 SNG 851
12 12     B: Sperling
13 13     C. Rhodes coll.