RPC VII.1, 659

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 659
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 Athena standing l., holding spear, hand on shield at her feet
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 4.71 g
Axis 4, 6, 12
Reference Delrieux NP 18
Specimens 11
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 7–8: same pair of dies. 1–6: same obv. die as 353/4–7 (Colophon), 417.5/22–4 (Ephesus), 420/7–10 (Ephesus), 658/1–4. 7–8: same obv. die as 381.3/4, 7–8 (Ephesus), 419.2/14, 16–17 (Ephesus), 420/5–6 (Ephesus). 6–8: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 862
2     B: I-B
3     L: 1844,0425.105 BMC 3
4     O: Milne Weber 6546
5     Cop SNG 453
6     L: 1840,0217.191 BMC 2
7     ✸ L: 1839,1224.317 BMC 1
8     B: Löbb
9     Hirsch 13, 15 May 1905, lot 3748
10     Hirsch 187, 1995, lot 1541
11     P: AA.GR.13108