RPC VII.1, 439


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Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 439
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Metropolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Bassus II (strategos for the second time)
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 front
Reverse inscription [ ] ΑΥΡ ΒΑϹϹΟΥ [ ] ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design temple with four columns and rounded pediment enclosing statue of Ares holding spear, left on shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 440/1, 441/1, 7, 451/1–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Mu SNG 676