RPC VII.1, 619


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 619
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 ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front, with aegis on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΑΦΡΟΔΕΙϹΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design emperor on horseback galloping right over two fallen foes
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 7
Reference MacDonald 182, R421
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 620/1.
Note On the rev., the Νs are retrograde.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     SNG vA 2465
2 2     ✸ P: 294 Wa 2218
3 3     Kovacs 12, 1995, lot 190 = Hirsch 343, 26 Sept. 2018, lot 2772