RPC VII.1, 616

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 616
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΟϹ ƐΛƐΥΘƐΡΙΑ ΑΦΡΟΔΙϹΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design Demos standing facing, holding patera and sceptre, lighted altar at his feet, crowned by Eleutheria holding figure of Aphrodite of Aphrodisias
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 22.45 g
Axis 7
Reference MacDonald 178; Martin, Demos, p. 58, Aphrodisias 62
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 617/1–3, 618/1–4.
Note On the rev., the Ν is retrograde.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 296 Wa 2220
2     C. Rhodes coll.