RPC VII.1, 407

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 407
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Alliance with Alexandria
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤΩ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
Reverse inscription ƐΦƐϹΙΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡƐΩΝ ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ
Reverse design Androklos standing r., holding spear, at his feet, head of boar, clasping hands with Alexander standing l., holding sceptre; at his feet, lighted altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Reference Franke & Nollé 544–5; Karwiese 887
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 401/1–2, 405/1–2, 406.1/1, 406.2/2, 445/1–2 (Metropolis), 446/1 (Metropolis), 655/1–5 (Neapolis ad Harpasum).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     CNG Triton II, 1998, lot 629 = Aufhäuser 10, 1993, lot 500 = C. Fontana, ‘Note su alcune monete inedite o poco conosciute della serie urbica greca coniate durante l'imperio Romano’, RIN 15 (1967), p. 61, no. 24
2 2     ✸ Stack's, Vermeule, Ward, and Mexico Mexica coll., 11 Jan. 2010, lot 269 = CNG Triton 5, Jan. 2002, lot 1725 = Aufhäuser 10, 1993, lot 500
3 3     CNG 66, 19 May 2004, lot 1075
4 4     Naumann 106, 1 Aug. 2021, lot 400