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 ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΦΡΟΔΕΙϹΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design pantheistic deity standing facing, wearing kalathos, holding cornucopia and cubit rule; at her feet, wheel and serpent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference MacDonald 188
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 625/1.
Note On the obv., retrograde N.

Specimens of this coin type

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