RPC VII.1, 440

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 440
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Metropolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur 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, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ƐΠ ϹΤ ΑΥΡ ΒΑϹϹΟΥ ΤΟ Β ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., holding eagle and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 439/1, 441/1, 7, 451/1–5. 1: same rev. die as 445/1, 449/1–2, 451/1–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Bertolami Fine Arts (Art Coins Roma) 4, 5 Dec. 2011, lot 321 = M&M GmbH 15, 21 Oct. 2004, lot 642 (Righetti) = Schulten Apr. 1988, lot 865