RPC VII.1, 648.1


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 648.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Harpasa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Alliance with Neapolis ad Harpasum
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ ΜΑΡ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse design Athena standing r., brandishing spear and holding shield, next to cult statue of Artemis Ephesia standing facing
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 18.76 g
Axis 6
Reference Delrieux HP 19; Franke & Nollé 639–639A
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3: same pair of dies. 1, 3: same obv. die as 648.2/4–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Tübingen SNG 3394
2     Finarte Nov. 1996, lot 1173
3     ✸ B. Michaux coll. = M&M AG 13, 1954, lot 898 (cast in Winterthur) = Gorny & Mosch EA 278, 21 Apr. 2021, lot 3543