RPC VII.1, 643


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 643
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Harpasa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΠΑϹΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design river god Harpasos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopia, resting on water urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Delrieux HP 24a-b
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 642/1, 644/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: G.853
2 2     ✸ B: I-B
3 3     B: Löbb.
4 4     V: GR 33594