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
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ Γ ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Heracles standing l., holding cantharus and club with lion skin
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 4.83 g
Axis 1, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXX 19–28
Specimens 48
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 Museum Bibliography
1     Istanbul: 6854
2     V.B.
3     Rome: 111134
4     SNG vA 2230
5     Mu
6     P: 2752
7     G Hunter 260 = SNG 1619
8     N: 8237
9     NY: 1944.100.47087
10     Mu
11     Rome: 111133
12     G Hunter 259 = SNG 1620
13     O: Oman
14     Numismatica Wien, Oct. 1972, lot 335
15     Lyon
16     Plankenhorn coll.
17     Hannover: 324
18     O: New College
19     A: Keun 1193
20     L: 1839,1224.331 BMC 445
21     Brussels: 53.706
22     Oslo
23     Boston: 63.2601
24     Klagenfurt: 2725
25     V: GR 17867
26     A: Keun 1209
27     O: Oman
28     B: Löbb
29     C
30     V: GR 17866
31     Depositum München
32     A: 5473
33     B: 28723
34     C
35     Istanbul: 6853
36     O: Milne
37     O: Milne
38     Mu: 429
39     Tübingen SNG 3244
40     Weber 6184
41     P: AA.GR.18875
42     P: AA.GR.24924
43     P: AA.GR.12479
44     Bern: N/G1544
45     C. Rhodes coll.
46     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
47     C. Rhodes coll.
48     C. Rhodes coll.