RPC VII.1, 624


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 624
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝ (with retrograde N) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΦΡΟΔƐΙϹΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design pantheistic deity standing facing, wearing kalathos, holding cornucopia and cubit rule; at her feet, wheel and serpent
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 11.37 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference MacDonald 188
Specimens 4
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 625/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B F. Imhoof-Blumer, ‘Beiträge zur Erklärung griechischer Münztypen’, Nomisma 1913, p. 19
2     B
3     ✸ C. Rhodes coll. = MacD coll.
4     Papillon 8, 19 Sept. 2021, lot 814