RPC VII.1, 658

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 658
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Neapolis ad Harpasum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝƐΑΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing l., holding patera and thyrsus; at his feet, lighted altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 4.61 g
Axis 12
Reference Delrieux NP 17
Specimens 5
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 353/4–7 (Colophon), 417.5/22–4 (Ephesus), 420/7–10 (Ephesus), 659/1–6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 48/1872
2     NY: 1944.100.48045
3     P: 863 Wa 2486
4     Imhoof coll. = cast in Winterthur = F. Imhoof-Blumer, ‘Karische Münzen’, NZ 5 (1912), p. 205, no. 88
5     C. Rhodes coll.