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
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
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.