RPC VII.1, 581.2

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 581.2
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design Ankaios (?) r., spearing wild boar coming out of cave
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 9.82 g
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 10 (8 in the core collections)
Die-links 7–8: same pair of dies. 9–10: same pair of dies. 12–15: same pair of dies. 7–8: same obv. die as 578.1/1–5, 579/1, 580/1–17, 581.1/1–6, 582/3–5. 9–10: same obv. die as 578.2/6–9, 580/18–21. 12–15: same obv. die as 580/22, 582/6. 9–11: same rev. die. 12–15: same rev. die as 591.4/8.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
7     ✸ Dresden: 1464
8     O
9     C
10     L: 1840,1215.138 BMC 300
11     St Florian cast in Winterthur
12     P Le Rider, Suse 607
13     NY: 1944.100.47574
14     O: Godwyn
15     G Hunter 31 = SNG 1798
16     B: 18292590, 1929/1