RPC VII.1, 311

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 311
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Α ΚΑ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ Γ ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of Tyche holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 7.05 g
Axis 6, 7, 11, 12
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXX 16–18
Specimens 9
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 5–6: same pair of dies. 1–7: same obv. die as 303/1–8, 306/1–15, 307/1–11. 1–4: same rev. die as 303/1–8, 307/1–8, 317/1–9, 320/1–6, 322/1–8, 325/1–8. 5–6: same rev. die as 307/9–10, 317/10–23, 320/7–11, 325/9–10. 7: same rev. die as 307/11, 317/24–6, 325/11–16.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     O: Christ Church
2     ✸ SNG vA 2227
3     G Hunter 258 = SNG 1618
4     P: 2750
5     P: 2751
6     C: Leake 2529
7     B: Löbb
8     Tire: 1660 SNG 295
9     T. Mullally coll.