RPC VII.1, 335


Image of specimen #1


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 Gaius Iulius Menekles (strategos)
Alliance with Ancyra
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, 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 copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXXXXIV 6; Franke & Nollé 2263
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ G Hunter 289 = SNG 1615