RPC VII.1, 451

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 451
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Metropolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
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 ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ ΤΩΝ ƐΝ ΙΩΝΙΑ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., holding eagle and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 8 (5 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 439/1, 440/1, 441/1, 7. 1–5: same rev. die as 440/1, 445/1, 449/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: Delepierre 1966.453
2 2     ✸ P: 1644
3 3     NY: 1944.100.46501
4 4     Cop SNG 921
5 5     B: Löbb.
6 6     Tire: 2715 SNG 264
7 7     Tire: 2717 SNG 265
8 8     C. Rhodes coll. = Naumann 58, 1 Oct. 2017, lot 298