RPC VII.1, 331

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 331
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Pollianos (strategos)
Alliance with Cyzicus
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ƐΠ ΠΩΛΛΙΑΝΟΥ
Reverse design Amazon Smyrna and Tyche of Cyzicus standing facing each other clasping hands; Amazon holding double axe over shoulder; at her feet, prow; Tyche holding sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 15.32 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXXXXIV 2; Franke & Nollé 2249–50
Specimens 2
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 332/1–2, 333/1–4, 334/1–7, 335/1, 336/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 18226054, 1922/318 Cahn 47, 1922, lot 1114
2     C McClean 8333