RPC VII.1, 639


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 639
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Harpasa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΠΑϹΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing right, brandishing spear and holding shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Delrieux HP 27
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 640/1, 641/1. 1–2: same rev. die as 647/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: I-B
2 2     ✸ V: GR 36024 Egger XLVI, 1914, lot 1242 (Prowe III)
3 3     C. Rhodes coll. = Bucephalus Numismatic Black 14, 9 Jan. 2023, lot 859