RPC VII.2, 1888

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1888
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Athena seated on shield, left, holding Nike, facing Tyche of Nicaea standing right, holding infant Dionysus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 691
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die as 1890/1–2, 1991/1–2 (Nicomedia), 2000/1–2 (Nicomedia), 2002/1–3 (Nicomedia).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1365 SNG vA 655 = Kraft pl. 103, 45a, not ill.
2 2     P: 1140 Rec 691, pl. LXXXIV, 27
3 3     Naumann 98, 3 Jan. 2021, lot 504