RPC VII.1, 738


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 738
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Sebaste
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front, aegis with gorgoneion on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., holding patera and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 6.75 g
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 6 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 3–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die. 1–2, 6: same rev. die as 738B/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1895,1002.45 BMC 41
2     P: 1935
3     B: 5424/1954
4     B: B-I
5     V-ON SNG Leypold II, 1742
6     CGT coll. = Zeus EA 17, 5 June 2021, lot 401