RPC VII.1, 297.2

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 297.2
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Phocaea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur. Eutyches II (strategos for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠ ϹΤΡ ΑΥΡ ƐΥΤΥΧΟΥϹ ΤΟ Β ΦΩΚΑΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design river god Smardos reclining l., holding reed and resting on water urn; next to it, bird
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 23.41 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2
Die-links 3–4: same pair of dies. 3–4: same obv. die as 271/1–3 (Cyme), 272/1–2 (Cyme), 286/1–6 (Magnesia ad Sipylum), 287/1–2 (Magnesia ad Sipylum), 297.1/1–2, 310/1–8 (Smyrna), 339/1 (Temnus), 341/1–4 (Temnus), 342/1–3 (Temnus).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
3     ✸ P: 2038
4     B: Fox