RPC VII.1, 636

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 636
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Gordian III
Obverse inscription ΙƐΡΑ ΒΟΥΛΗ
Obverse design veiled and draped bust of the Boule, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΦΡΟΔΙϹΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design two Erotes playing with astragali
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 4.17 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference MacDonald 123, R311; Martin, Demos, p. 58–9, Aphrodisias 63
Specimens 7 (6 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–7: same pair of dies. 1–7: same obv. die as 637/1.
Note For the attribution to the reign of Gordian III, see Johnston, Aphrodisias

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 45
2     L BMC 46
3     P: 227E
4     P: 223 Wa 2186 = F. Imhoof-Blumer, ‘Beiträge zur Erklärung griechischer Münztypen’, Nomisma 1913, p. 6, no. 17
5     ✸ V: GR 36007
6     Mu SNG 107
7     Sternberg 7, 1977, lot 126