RPC VII.1, 524.1

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 524.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Magnesia ad Maeandrum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Demeas (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 ΔΗΜΕΟΥ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference Schultz 441–2
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 2–3: same pair of dies. 1, 4–5: same obv. die as 513/1, 514.2/2, 517A/1, 518/1–3, 519/1–3, 521/1, 522/1–2, 525/1, 531/1–2, 533.1/1–2, 535/1–3, 537/1–2, 540A/1–3, 548/1, 551/1, 3, 552/1–4, 553/1–2. 2–3: same obv. die as 513/3–5, 516/1–3, 518/4, 534/1, 542/1–3, 551/2. 1–3: same rev. die as 519/1, 535/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B
2 2     ✸ Cop SNG 894
3 3     N
4 4     H.I. coll. = Numismad 8, 9 June 2023, lot 598
5 5     C. Rhodes coll. = Rex Numismatics Budget 4, 15 Dec. 2023, lot 335