RPC VII.1, 623


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 623
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΦΡΟΔΕΙϹΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design cult statue of Aphrodite of Aphrodisias right between seated priestess and fountain (?); crescent and star on either side of her headdress
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference MacDonald 187
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same rev. die as 626/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 291
2 2     ✸ C. Rhodes coll. = MacD coll. = Malloy 23, 1987, lot 285
3 3     Plankenhorn coll.
4 4     C. Rhodes coll.