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 Marcus Aurelius Candidus (grammateus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤΩ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
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
Axis 5, 6
Reference Delrieux NP 14
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop SNG 452
2 2     ✸ CNG 53, 2000, lot 1102
3 3     B: I-B KM p. 148, no. 4
4 4     V: GR 34785
5 5     B: Löbb.