RPC VII.1, 338


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Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 338
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 Alexandria
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 Alexandria standing facing each other clasping hands; Amazon holding double axe over shoulder; Tyche holding rudder; both with prow at feet
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 11.23 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Klose, Smyrna LXXXXIV 11; Franke & Nollé 2280–1
Specimens 2
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 336/3–7, 337/1–16.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1921,0520.112 Weber 6191
2     B: 563/1902