RPC VII.1, 333

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 333
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Pollianos (strategos)
Alliance with Thyatira
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 inscription ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ ΘΥΑΤƐΙΡΗΝΩΝ ƐΠ ΠΩΛΛΙΑΝΟΥ
Reverse design Amazon Smyrna and Tyche of Thyatira 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 13.11 g
Axis 6
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXXXXIV 4; Franke & Nollé 2253–6
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 331/1–2, 332/1–2, 334/1–7, 335/1, 336/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cop SNG 1430
2     B: B-I
3     P: 2743
4     P: 2744
5     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 204, 5 Mar. 2012, lot 1772