RPC VII.1, 285.2

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 285.2
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Gordian III
Obverse inscription ΙƐΡΑ ϹΥΝΚΛΗΤΟϹ
Obverse design draped bust of the Senate, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ ƐΡΜΟϹ
Reverse design river god Hermos reclining l., holding reed and resting on water urn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.87 g
Axis 6
Specimens 8
Die-links 8–9, 12: same pair of dies. 10–11, 13–14: same pair of dies. 8–9, 12, 15: same obv. die as 282.1/1–6, 282.2/7–8, 283/1, 284/1–6. 10–11, 13–14: same obv. die as 283/2–4, 284/9–10, RPC VIII 1021/1–4, 9, 11–12 (Smyrna), RPC VIII 1022/3–4, 9, 13, 18–19, 21 (Smyrna), RPC VIII 1023/1–2 (Smyrna), RPC VIII 1028/1–5 (Temnus), RPC VIII 1035/1–3, 6 (Temnus), RPC VIII 1065/1–2, 4–9 (Hyrcanis). 8–14: same rev. die.
Note Senate's hair with fringe

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
8     B: Fox
9     O
10     C SNG Lewis 1416
11     ✸ Mu SNG 521
12     P: 257.98
13     Pecunem 38, 6 Dec. 2015, lot 446
14     Helios Numismatik 3, 29 Apr. 2009, lot 365
15     V: GR 28336