RPC VII.1, 298


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 298
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 Ϲ(Τ) ΑΥΡ ƐΥΤΥΧΟΥϹ Β ΦΩΚΑΙƐ
Reverse design Phocaea and Cybele, both holding patera and tympanum, standing l.; at feet of Cybele, two lions
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 12.75 g
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 8 (7 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies. 1–7: same obv. die as 273/1–10 (Cyme).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     G Hunter 10 = SNG 1417
2     ✸ P: 2039
3     Mu SNG 856
4     Lindgren I, A527A = Weber 6103
5     O: Christ Church
6     L: 1885,0606.169 BMC 157
7     C: Leake
8     P: AA.GR.26219