RPC VII.1, 321

 

Image of specimen #19

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 321
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Magistrate M Aur Tertius (asiarch)
Obverse inscription ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΩΝ ΑϹΙΑϹ
Obverse design veiled bust of Demeter l., holding two ears of corn and cornucopia
Reverse inscription ƐΠ Ϲ Μ ΑΥΡ ΤƐΡΤΙΟΥ ΑϹΙΑΡΧΟΥ
Reverse design Amazon Smyrna standing l., holding patera, double axe, pelta and chlamys; at her feet, prow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 13.43 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Klose, Smyrna XVIII 13–14
Specimens 29
Die-links 1–13, 15–18, 21–2: same pair of dies. 14, 19–20: same pair of dies. 23, 25, 27: same pair of dies. 24, 26: same pair of dies. 1–13, 15–18, 21–3, 25, 27: same obv. die. 14, 19–20, 24, 26, 28: same obv. die as RPC VIII 1020/1, 4–5. 1–22: same rev. die. 23–7: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Brussels
2     N: 8193
3     C SNG Lewis 1407
4     Cop SNG 1319
5     V: GR 17715
6     O: Godwyn
7     SNG vA 7992
8     G Hunter 175 = SNG 1625
9     B: I-B
10     L BMC 243
11     Vat: 215
12     NY: 1944.100.47001
13     Amsterdam: Den Haag 5973
14     V: GR 17716
15     Rome: 80332
16     Lyon
17     P: Delepierre 1966.453
18     C: Leake 8136
19     ✸ Mu
20     P: 2762
21     MünzZentrum 47, 1982, lot 141
22     V-ON SNG Leypold I, 722
23     B: Löbb
24     P: 2764
25     G Hunter 174 = SNG 1626
26     P: 2763
27     L BMC 242
28     CNG 90, 23 May 2012, lot 978
29     CGT coll.