RPC VII.1, 307

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 307
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 Α ΚΑ 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 ϹΜΥΡ Γ ΝƐ ƐΠ ΜƐΝƐΚΛƐΟΥϹ
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of Tyche holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 6.59 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXX 8–10
Specimens 12
Die-links 1–8: same pair of dies. 9–10: same pair of dies. 1–11: same obv. die as 303/1–8, 306/1–15, 311/1–7. 1–8: same rev. die as 303/1–8, 311/1–4, 317/1–9, 320/1–6, 322/1–8, 325/1–8. 9–10: same rev. die as 311/5–6, 317/10–23, 320/7–11, 325/9–10. 11: same rev. die as 311/7, 317/24–6, 325/11–16.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     V-Schottenstift: 3354
2     Cop SNG 1410
3     Mu: 430
4     O: New College
5     ✸ L: HPB,p110.23.A BMC 444
6     O: Milne
7     A: 1891-92 Kς 562
8     V: GR 37395
9     Malloy 16, 1980, lot 225
10     Milan: 7312
11     Tübingen SNG 3243
12     Pecunem 5, 7 July 2013, lot 188