RPC VII.1, 283

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 283
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Gordian III
Magistrate Aurelius Sympheron II (strategos for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΙΕΡΑ ϹΥΝΚΛΗΤΟϹ
Obverse design draped bust of the Senate, right
Reverse inscription Ε ϹΥΝΦΕΡΟΝΤΟϹ Β ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Isis Pharia standing right on ship, holding sail
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 6 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 282.1/1–6, 282.2/7–8, 10, 284/1–6, 285.2/8–9, 12, 15, RPC X 1558/2. 2–4: same obv. die as 284/9–10, 285.2/10–11, 13–14, RPC VIII 1048/1–17 (Smyrna), RPC VIII 1049/1, 3–16, 18–22 (Smyrna), RPC VIII 1050/1–3 (Smyrna), RPC VIII 1057/1–5 (Temnus), RPC VIII 1064/1–15 (Temnus), RPC VIII 1097/1–6, 8–11 (Hyrcanis).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 32897
2 2     P: 181
3 3     Mu SNG 523
4 4     C. Rhodes coll.
5 5     P: 182
6 6     Savoca Blue 4, 29 Dec. 2017, lot 793