RPC VII.1, 655

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 655
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Neapolis ad Harpasum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate M Aur Candidus (grammateus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤΩ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΓΡΑΜ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΑΝΔΙΔΟΥ ΝƐΑΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis Ephesia standing facing, star r. of her headdress, next to Tyche standing l., holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 18.09 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Delrieux NP 14
Specimens 5
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 401/1–2 (Ephesus), 405/1–2 (Ephesus), 406.1/1 (Ephesus), 406.2/2 (Ephesus), 407/1–2 (Ephesus), 445/1–2 (Metropolis), 446/1 (Metropolis).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cop SNG 452
2     ✸ CNG 53, 2000, lot 1102
3     B: I-B KM p. 148, no. 4
4     V: GR 34785
5     B: Löbb