RPC VII.1, 341

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 341
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Temnus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur Stratonikianos (strategos for the second time)
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 ϹΤΡΑΤΟΝƐΙΚΙΑΝΟΥ ΤΟ Β ΤΗΜΝƐΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Asclepius standing facing, holding serpent-staff
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 18.43 g
Axis 6
Specimens 5
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 271/1–3 (Cyme), 272/1–2 (Cyme), 286/1–6 (Magnesia ad Sipylum), 287/1–2 (Magnesia ad Sipylum), 297.1/1–2 (Phocaea), 297.2/3–4 (Phocaea), 310/1–8 (Smyrna), 339/1, 342/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cop SNG 278
2     ✸ B: Löbb
3     P: 442 Wa 1353
4     Schulman NY, 6 June 1969, lot 1439 (Mabbott)
5     P: 441