RPC VII.1, 309

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 309
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Cl Rufinus (strategos and sophistes)
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 ΚΛ ΡΟΥΦΙΝΟΥ ϹΟΦ ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design two Nemeses standing facing, the one on the l. with bridle, the one on the r. with cubit and patera, at her feet, griffin
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 20.88 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXX 14
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies. 1–6: same obv. die as 275/1 (Cyme), 276/1 (Cyme), 304/1–4, 305/1, 308.1/4–5, 7, 308.2/6, 309A/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Rome: 111164
2     O: Christ Church
3     Cop SNG 1398
4     P: 2740
5     ✸ V: GR 17864
6     CNG 24, 1992, lot 495 = M&M AG, liste 577, 1994, lot 10 = Auctiones 25, 1995, lot 584 = M&M AG, liste 592, 1996, lot 21 = Auctiones 27, 1996, lot 324
7     CNG EA 351, 20 May 2015, lot 506