RPC VII.1, 5


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Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 5
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Publius Aelius Artemidoros (strategos and asiarch)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse design Demeter advancing right, holding a torch in each hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 6/1. 1–3: same rev. die as 10/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 513 SNG 834
2 2     M&M GmbH 15, 21 oct. 2004, lot 506 (Righetti 7462)
3 3     NY: 1944.100.42864