RPC VII.1, 312

 

Image of specimen #46

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 312
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Α Κ(Α) Μ ΑΝ(Τ) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ Γ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Heracles standing left, holding cantharus and club with lion skin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 1, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXX 19–28
Specimens 49 (22 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–15: same pair of dies. 17–23: same pair of dies. 24–9: same pair of dies. 30–3: same pair of dies. 35–6: same pair of dies. 1–15, 17–34: same obv. die. 16, 35–6: same obv. die. 37–8: same obv. die as 343/17–18, 24 (Temnus). 39: same obv. die as 343/8–16 (Temnus). 1–16: same rev. die as 315.1/1–5. 17–23: same rev. die as 315.1/6–8. 24–9: same rev. die as 315.1/9–12. 30–3: same rev. die as 315.1/13–16. 34–6: same rev. die as 315.1/17–19. 37: same rev. die as 315.1/20. 38: same rev. die as 315.1/21. 39: same rev. die as 315.1/22–3.
Note Obv. legend reads Α Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ or Α ΚΑ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Istanbul: 6854
2 2     V.B.
3 3     Rome: 111134
4 4     SNG vA 2230
5 5     Mu
6 6     P: 2752
7 7     G Hunter 260 = SNG 1619
8 8     N: 8237
9 9     NY: 1944.100.47087
10 10     Mu
11 11     Rome: 111133
12 12     G Hunter 259 = SNG 1620
13 13     O: Oman
14 14     Numismatica Wien, Oct. 1972, lot 335
15 15     Lyon
16 16     Plankenhorn coll.
17 17     Hannover: 324
18 18     O: New College
19 19     A: Keun 1193
20 20     L: 1839,1224.331 BMC 445
21 21     Brussels: 53.706
22 22     Oslo
23 23     Boston: 63.2601
24 24     Klagenfurt: 2725
25 25     V: GR 17867
26 26     A: Keun 1209
27 27     O: Oman
28 28     B: Löbb.
29 29     C
30 30     V: GR 17866
31 31     Depositum München
32 32     A: 5473
33 33     B: 28723
34 34     C
35 35     Istanbul: 6853
36 36     O: Milne
37 37     O: Milne
38 38     Mu: 429
39 39     Tübingen SNG 3244
40 40     Weber 6184
41 41     P: AA.GR.18875
42 42     P: AA.GR.24924
43 43     P: AA.GR.12479
44 44     Bern: N/G1544
45 45     C. Rhodes coll.
46 46     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
47 47     C. Rhodes coll.
48 48     C. Rhodes coll.
49 49     Boston: 88.27