RPC VII.1, 334


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 334
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Pollianos (strategos)
Alliance with Tralles
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse design Amazon Smyrna and Tyche of Tralles 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 12.86 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXXXXIV 5; Franke & Nollé 2257–62
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     O: Christ Church
2     Cop SNG 1431
3     Mu: 433
4     L BMC 207
5     SNG vA 2249
6     Bern: N/82.918 SNG Righetti 918
7     ✸ CNG EA 160, 14 Mar. 2007, lot 200
8     Yale: 2004.6.224
9     P: AA.GR.25437