RPC VII.1, 435.1

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 435.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Mastaura
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Claudius Hippodamianos (grammateus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΓΡ ΚΛ ΙΠΠΟΔΑΜΙΑΝΟΥ ΜΑϹΤΑΥΡΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing left, left elbow on column, holding cantharus and thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 434/1–3, 5–6, 435.2/3–7, 605/1 (Antioch ad Maeandrum), 606/1–2 (Antioch ad Maeandrum), 607/1 (Antioch ad Maeandrum), 609.1/1–5 (Antioch ad Maeandrum), 610/1 (Antioch ad Maeandrum).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O: Christ Church
2 2     ✸ L: 1892,0507.101 BMC 17
7 7     Pecunem 42, 3 Apr. 2016, lot 494 (P. Vogl coll.)
8 8     C. Rhodes coll. = Biga Auction 1, 8 Nov. 2020, lot 223