RPC VII.1, 304

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 304
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate C Iul Menekles (strategos)
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 ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ Γ ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΩΝ ΑϹΙΑϹ ƐΠ Ϲ Γ Ι ΜƐΝƐΚΛƐΟΥϹ
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of Roma holding shield and spear; on either side, temple seen in three-quarter view
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 19.90 g
Axis 6
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXX 2
Specimens 5
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 275/1 (Cyme), 276/1 (Cyme), 305/1, 308.1/4–5, 7, 308.2/6, 309/1–6, 309A/1. 1–4: same rev. die as 308.1/1–5, 7.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 2742
2     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1795 SNG vA 2228
3     Baldwin's, London
4     Turin Fabretti 4119
5     Freiburg: 11850