RPC VII.1, 83

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 83
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Miletopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur Hermes (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓΟΥ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass, aegis and spear resting on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡΑ ΑΥΡ ƐΡΜΟΥ ΜƐΙΛΗΤΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design emperor on horseback riding r., attacking lion
Metal Æ
Average diameter 46 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 6 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     J. Scholz, ‘Griechische Münzen aus meiner Sammlung (1)’, NZ 33 (1901), pp. 17–50, no. 54
2 2     Peus 366, 29 Oct. 2000, lot 596 (M. Burstein coll.) = Schulten Apr. 1988, lot 858 = Hirsch 346, 13 Feb. 2019, lot 2822
3 3     ✸ L: 1905,0406.24 Egger 1904, lot 1247 (Prowe I)
4 4     C. Rhodes coll. = Lanz 82, 1977, lot 601
5 5     CNG EA 290, 7 Nov. 2012, lot 254 = CNG EA 109, 2 Mar. 2005, lot 104 = Lindgren III, 263 = Kovacs Sale XIV, 1998, lot 106
6 6     Lanz 109, 27 May 2002, lot 728