RPC VII.1, 332


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 332
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Pollianos (strategos)
Alliance with Philadelphia
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse design Amazon Smyrna and Tyche of Philadelphia 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
Axis 6, 12
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXXXXIV 3; Franke & Nollé 2251–2
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 331/1–2, 333/1–4, 334/1–7, 335/1, 336/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Mu
2 2     ✸ V: GR 17863
3 3     CNG EA 217, 26 Aug. 2009, lot 274