RPC VII.1, 288

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 288
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 ϹΤ ΑΥ ΘƐΟΔΟΤΟΥ Β ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ϹΙΠΥΛ
Reverse design Amazon Magnesia standing l., holding patera, pelta and chlamys, crowned by Nike holding palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 15.15 g
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 15
Die-links 1–10: same pair of dies. 11–13: same pair of dies. 1–13: same obv. die as 340/1–3 (Temnus).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ V: GR 19475
2     B: I-B
3     C McClean 8675
4     V-ON SNG Leypold I, 1045
5     Egger XLVI, 1914, lot 1495 (Prowe III)
6     O: Rogers
7     C McClean 8676
8     Mu SNG 286
9     Righetti coll., now Vivo coll.
10     C SNG Lewis 1429
11     L: G3,RICL.577 BMC 76
12     Cop SNG 267
13     P: 699
14     CNG EA 307, 24 July 2013, lot 177
15     C. Rhodes coll.