RPC VII.1, 540A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 540A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Magnesia ad Maeandrum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Praktikos (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 ΠΡΑΚΤΙΚΟΥ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ
Reverse design infant Dionysus seated facing on round object (cista mystica or, perhaps, globe) inside crescent; three stars in field on either side of Dionysus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Schultz —
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 513/1, 514.2/2, 517A/1, 518/1–3, 519/1–3, 521/1, 522/1–2, 524.1/1, 4–5, 525/1, 531/1–2, 533.1/1–2, 535/1–3, 537/1–2, 548/1, 551/1, 3, 552/1–4, 553/1–2.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Private coll.
2 2     Helios 5, 25 June 2010, lot 729
3 3     Pecunem 37, 1 Nov. 2015, lot 461
4 4     P: AA.GR.11478