RPC VII.1, 790

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 790
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Synnada
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Alexandros (agonothetes and archiereus for the second time)
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 ϹΥΝΝΑΔƐΩΝ ΑΡΧ ΑΛƐΖ Β ΑΓΩΝ ΑΡΧΙƐΡΙ Β
Reverse design nymph Adrasteia/Amaltheia standing r., holding sceptre and infant Zeus; at her feet, goat
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 10.57 g
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 7
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die as 791/1–3, 792/1–3, 793/1, 794/1–3, 795/1, 796/1. 1: same rev. die as 794/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Lanz 30, 1984, lot 735 = Schulten Apr. 1985, lot 751 = Elsen 65, 2001, lot 138
2     L: 1883,0514.29 BMC 57
3     Weber 7188
4     Malloy 23, 1987, lot 284
5     ✸ Afyon: 5562
6     CGT coll. = Leu EA 16, 30 May 2021, lot 2846
7     Leu EA 17, 14 Aug. 2021, lot 1741