RPC VII.1, 467


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 467
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Nysa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Diodotos (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 design Demeter standing in biga drawn by serpents, left, holding a torch in each hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Regling, Nysa 163
Specimens 5 (5 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 361.2/5 (Ephesus), 362.1/1–13 (Ephesus), 362.2/1 (Ephesus), 464/1–3, 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     B: B-I
2 2     L: 1894,0706.76 BMC 41, as Marcus Aurelius = Regling, Nysa 88 corr.
3 3     ✸ P: 881
4 4     C McClean 8688
5 5     Mu SNG 387