RPC VII.1, 349

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 349
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Colophon
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate P Ael Kallinikos (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡ ΚΑΛΛΙΝΕΙΚΟΥ ΚΟΛΟΦΩΝΙΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo Klarios seated, l., holding branch and lyre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Milne 221
Specimens 8 (5 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies. 1–8: same obv. die as 450/1–7 (Metropolis), 452.3/6–7, 9–10 (Metropolis), 453/1–8 (Metropolis). 1–6: same rev. die as 351/1–4, 6–12.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop SNG 193 = Milne 221.a
2 2     L: 1844,0425.604 BMC 49 = Milne 221.b
3 3     V: GR 27671 Milne 221.c
4 4     P: 320
5 5     ✸ P: 319
6 6     C. Rhodes coll. = Naumann 91, 5 July 2020, lot 1139 (Plankenhorn coll.)
7 7     CGT coll.
8 8     H. I. coll.