RPC VII.1, 657

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 657
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 ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΓΡΑΜ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΑΝΔΙΔΟΥ ΝƐΑΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus standing r., holding eagle and sceptre, facing Boule (?) standing l., holding patera and sceptre; at her feet, lighted altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 9.71 g
Axis 12
Reference Delrieux NP 15; Martin, Demos, p. 77–8, Neapolis am Harpasos 4
Specimens 3
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 409/1–6 (Ephesus), 410.1/1–7 (Ephesus), 410.3/17–19 (Ephesus), 412.1/1–9 (Ephesus), 412.2/10, 12 (Ephesus), 413/1–3 (Ephesus), 414.1/1 (Ephesus), 414.2/2 (Ephesus), 415.1/1–4 (Ephesus), 415.2/5–13 (Ephesus), 415.3/14–17 (Ephesus), 416.1/1–8 (Ephesus), 447.2/5–6 (Metropolis), 448/1–6 (Metropolis), 454.4/6–7, 9–10 (Metropolis), 656/1–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Schulten Oct. 1990, lot 939
2     L: 1970,0807.1
3     ✸ B: I-B KM 148, no. 5