RPC VII.1, 668

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 668
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Cibyra
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ 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 ΚΙΒΥΡΑΤΩΝ
Reverse design between six stars forming a circle around crescent and star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 4.98 g
Axis 5, 11, 12
Specimens 11 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 669/1–5.
Note Coin 6 (Plankenhorn coll.) removed from list, as identical to coin 1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Aufhäuser 7, 1990, lot 594 = Plankenhorn coll. = Leu EA 24, 3 Dec. 2022, lot 1978
2     V: GR 34013
3     B: I-B GM 661
4     V: GR 19802
5     J. Scholz, ‘Griechische Münzen aus meiner Sammlung’, NZ 43 (1910), pp. 7–32, no. 142
6     Plankenhorn coll.
7     B. Michaux coll.
8     Freiburg: 11982
9     C. Rhodes coll.
10     B: 18292567, 1929/1
11     Aquila Numismatics 3, 2 July 2022, lot 608