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 Aur Nikostratos II (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΤ ΑΥ ΝƐΙΚΟϹΤΡΑΤΟΥ Β ΤΗΜΝƐΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing l., holding Nike and spear against which rests shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 11.29 g
Axis 6
Specimens 3
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 Museum Bibliography
1     Mu SNG 636
2     ✸ P: 440
3     Schulten Apr. 1988, lot 862 = Wendt-Numismatica XIX, 1977, lot 587 (Hollschek III)