RPC VII.1, 335


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Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 335
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate C Iul Menekles (strategos)
Alliance with Ancyra
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 Ancyra standing facing each other clasping hands; Amazon holding double axe over shoulder; at her feet, prow; Tyche holding sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 12.32 g
Axis 6
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXXXXIV 6; Franke & Nollé 2263
Specimens 1
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 331/1–2, 332/1–2, 333/1–4, 334/1–7, 336/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ G Hunter 289 = SNG 1615