RPC VII.1, 286

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 286
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Magnesia ad Sipylum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur. Theodotos II (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡ ΑΥΡ ΘƐΟΔΟΤΟΥ Β ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ϹΙΠΥΛΟΥ
Reverse design Cybele seated l. in biga drawn by two lions, resting arm on tympanum
Metal Æ
Average diameter 37 mm
Average weight 23.87 g
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 7
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies. 1–6: same obv. die as 271/1–3 (Cyme), 272/1–2 (Cyme), 287/1–2, 297.1/1–2 (Phocaea), 297.2/3–4 (Phocaea), 310/1–8 (Smyrna), 339/1 (Temnus), 341/1–4 (Temnus), 342/1–3 (Temnus).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ CNG 93, 22 May 2013, lot 801 = M&M Numismatics 1, 1997, lot 200 (Righetti) = Goldberg 100, 5 Sept. 2017, lot 2203
2     B: Löbb
3     V: GR 19474
4     L BMC 74
5     P: 702
6     P: 701
7     C. Rhodes coll.