RPC VII.1, 622.1


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 622.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ ΜΑΡ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΦΡΟΔΕΙϹΙΕΩΝ, ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΗΑ ΑΤΤΑΛΗΑ (on crown)
Reverse design agonistic crown inscribed ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΗΑ ΑΤΤΑΛΗΑ between two purses on table with curved legs; beneath, aphora between two palms, on either side of table, palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference MacDonald 185, R427
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 621/1–11.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1850 SNG vA 2463 = Kraft pl. 53, 34
2 2     Cop SNG 125