RPC VII.1, 289

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 289
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Magnesia ad Sipylum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ϹΙΠΥΛΟΥ
Reverse design Cybele standing l. between two lions, holding patera and tympanum
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 4.68 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Specimens 13
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 4–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 274/1–15 (Cyme), 290/1–9, 11–22, 299/1–12 (Phocaea), 343/1–7 (Temnus).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ V: GR 29989
2     B: 10738
3     B: Löbb
4     Mu SNG 284
5     P: 703 Wa 5084
6     C. Rhodes coll. = Pecunem 27, 4 Jan. 2014, lot 445
7     CGT coll.
8     Naumann 65, 6 May 2018, lot 361
9     CNG MBS 79, 17 Sept. 2008, lot 601
10     B. Michaux coll.
11     Manisa: 07397 Önder 130
12     C. Rhodes coll.
13     SNG Turkey 11, 121