RPC VII.1, 447.1


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 447.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Metropolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Diogenes, son of Rufus (strategos)
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 design Cybele seated, left, holding patera and resting arm on tympanum; lion on either side of her
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 412.2/13, 15 (Ephesus). 1–4: same rev. die as 452.1/1–4, 452.2/1–11.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Löbb.
2 2     Cop SNG 923
3 3     ✸ Cop SNG 924
4 4     V: GR 34605
7 7     N F 8158