RPC VII.1, 340


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 340
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Temnus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Nikostratos II (strategos)
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 Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear against which rests shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 288/1–13 (Magnesia ad Sipylum). 1–3: same rev. die as 344/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Mu SNG 636
2 2     ✸ P: 440
3 3     Schulten Apr. 1988, lot 862 = Wendt-Numismatica XIX, 1977, lot 587 (Hollschek III)