RPC VII.1, 287

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 287
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 ƐΠ ϹΤΡ ΑΥΡ ΘƐΟΔΟΤΟΥ Β ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ϹΙΠΥΛΟΥ
Reverse design Cybele seated, l., holding patera and resting arm on tympanum; at her feet, lion
Metal Æ
Average diameter 37 mm
Average weight 25.17 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 271/1–3 (Cyme), 272/1–2 (Cyme), 286/1–6, 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     ✸ L: 1883,0514.6 BMC 75
2     G Hunter 11 = SNG 1430