RPC VII.1, 459.2


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 459.2
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Metropolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 2–4: same pair of dies. 2–4: same obv. die as 458.2/4–6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     V-ON SNG Leypold I, 682
3 3     ✸ B: Löbb.
4 4     Falghera 2129
5 5     Harvard: 1981.74.486
6 6     C. Rhodes coll.