RPC VII.1, 471


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 471
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Nysa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Musonius (grammateus and hiereus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse design Heracles standing r., r. arm on club that sits on rocks, resting l. arm on hip, lion skin on l. shoulder, facing Hermes, standing l., holding purse and caduceus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Reference Regling, Nysa 167
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 470/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop SNG 326
2 2     ✸ V: GR 18397
3 3     L: 1877,0704.11 BMC 59
4 4     Leu 4, 25 May 2019, lot 440 (cleaned!) = Naumann 69, 2 Sept. 2018, lot 249