RPC VII.1, 310

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 310
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate M Aur Tertius (asiarch)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ Γ ΝƐΩ ƐΠ ΤƐΡΤΙΟΥ ΑϹΙΑΡΧΟΥ
Reverse design Alexander the Great sleeping on shield under plane-tree; behind, two Nemeses standing facing each other
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 23.15 g
Axis 5, 6, 12
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXX 15
Specimens 8
Die-links 1–8: same pair of dies. 1–8: 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 (Phocaea), 297.2/3–4 (Phocaea), 339/1 (Temnus), 341/1–4 (Temnus), 342/1–3 (Temnus).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     O: Milne
2     G Hunter 253 = SNG 1617
3     L: 1938,1007.168
4     V: GR 38623
5     L: 1840,0217.197 BMC 442
6     ✸ B: 18214423, B-I
7     B: Löbb
8     P: 2738A