RPC VII.1, 586

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 586
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 river god Imbrasos reclining l., holding reed and cornucopia, resting on water urn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 5.03 g
Axis 5, 6, 7, 12
Specimens 42 (24 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 4–10: same pair of dies. 12–17: same pair of dies. 18–21: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 583/1–4. 4–11: same obv. die as 584/1–6, 20, 585/1–5. 12–21: same obv. die as 584/7–11, 585/7–12. 22: same obv. die as 584/12–14, 585/13–15. 1–3: same rev. die as 597/1–15. 4–10: same rev. die as 597/16. 11–17: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 3472
2     V: GR 18125
3     C: 308-1948
4     Basel: 1908.2021
5     C: Leake
6     Amsterdam: Leiden 6084
7     Dresden: 1466
8     ✸ V: GR 18126
9     C: Leake
10     L: 1847,0820.29 BMC 308
11     Tübingen SNG 3295
12     Mu
13     NY: 1944.100.47575
14     Milan: Laffranchi 1419
15     P: 3471
16     Milan: 7294
17     L: HPB,p112.23 BMC 307
18     NY: 1974.26.1042
19     G Hunter 38 = SNG 1805
20     O: Milne
21     Bern: N/82.930 SNG Righetti 930
22     C
23     Cop SNG 1763
24     Turin Fabretti 4178
25     Turin Fabretti 4179
26     V-Schottenstift: 3387
27     N F 8309
28     N F 8310
29     N F 8311
30     Karwiese, ‘Ephesos 1983–85’, Anz. Wien 123 (1989), pp. 110–155, no. 478
31     Tire: 79-56 SNG 306
32     P: AA.GR.18895
33     P: AA.GR.18892
34     P: AA.GR.18891
35     P: AA.GR.25238
36     P: AA.GR.25239
37     P: AA.GR.26102
38     P: AA.GR.26168
39     Verona: 70474 SNG 1622
40     Freiburg: 11815
41     Münster: M 1179
42     B: 18292591, 1929/1