RPC VII.1, 799


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 799
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Philomelium
Region Phrygia
City Hadrianopolis
Reign Pupienus and Balbinus
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Caesar)
Magistrate Lucius (archon)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΝΤωΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ Κ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed of bust Gordian III Caesar, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝ(ΟΠ) ΕΠΙ Χ ΛΟΥΚΙΟΥ Ϲ ΚΑΡΜ
Reverse design river god Karmeios reclining left, holding cornucopia and reed, resting on water urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 2: same rev. die as 799A/1–2.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     ✸ B: 468/1925
3 3     B. Michaux coll.