RPC VII.1, 320

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 320
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Magistrate Gaius Iulius Menekles (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΙΕΡΑ ϹΥΝΚΛΗΤΟϹ
Obverse design draped bust of the Senate, right
Reverse inscription ϹΜΥΡ Γ ΝΕ ΕΠ ΜΕΝΕΚΛΕΟΥϹ
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of Tyche holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 5, 6, 7
Reference Klose, Smyrna XVIII 11–12
Specimens 11 (9 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies. 7–11: same pair of dies. 1–11: same obv. die as RPC VI 3683/1–6, 10 (Phocaea), RPC VI 3684/2 (Phocaea), RPC VI 3685/1, 3–6, 10 (Phocaea), 316/1–14, 317/1–31, 318/1–8, 319/1–15, 324/1, 325/1–8. 1–6: same rev. die as 303/1–8, 307/1–8, 311/1–4, 317/1–9, 322/1–8, 325/1–8. 7–11: same rev. die as 307/9–10, 311/5–6, 317/10–23, 325/9–10.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Löbb.
2 2     Warsaw: 58651
3 3     V: GR 17703
4 4     Mu
5 5     Depositum München
6 6     P: 2626
7 7     Cop SNG 1314
8 8     P: 2625
9 9     O: Milne
10 10     L BMC 239
11 11     ✸ P: 2808A