RPC VII.1, 464


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 464
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Nysa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Attikos IV (grammateus)
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 inscription ΕΠΙ ΓΡ ΑΥΡ ΑΤΤΙΚΟΥ Δ ΝΥϹΑΕΩΝ
Reverse design Mên standing left, crescent at shoulders, holding pine cone and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Regling, Nysa 161
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 361.2/5 (Ephesus), 362.1/1–13 (Ephesus), 362.2/1 (Ephesus), 467/1–5, 515/1 (Magnesia ad Maeandrum), 528/1–3 (Magnesia ad Maeandrum), 541/1 (Magnesia ad Maeandrum), 604A/1 (Antioch ad Maeandrum).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Mu SNG 386
2 2     B: Löbb.
3 3     ✸ C. Rhodes coll. = Plankenhorn coll. = Naumann 52, 2 Apr. 2017, lot 1174 = Schulten Apr. 1988, lot 870