RPC VII.2, 1889


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1889
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 laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Athena seated on shield, left, holding patera, facing Tyche of Nicaea standing right, holding infant Dionysus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference Rec —
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 1995/1–4 (Nicomedia), 1998/1 (Nicomedia).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1893,0603.6 Kraft pl. 103, 46a
2 2     NY: 1953.171.482