RPC VII.2, 1966

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1966
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥ(Γ)
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design four standards; the central pair topped by eagles, the outer two topped by capricorns
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference Rec 711
Specimens 12 (3 in the core collections)
Note The specimen illustrated for Rec 711 (pl. LXXXV, 4) belongs to type https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/19864.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Mu
2 2     V: GR 15725
3 3     V: GR 15724
4 4     Florence: 34985 Williams, NC 169 (2009), p. 126, no. 81
5 5     Agora 25, 27 Jan. 2015, lot 46
6 6     B. Michaux coll.
7 7     C. Rhodes coll.
8 8     CGT coll.
9 9     CGT coll.
10 10     Nomos obolos 10, 30 June 2018, lot 290
11 11     Rauch MBS 11, 12 Sept. 2006, lot 421
12 12     T. Mullally coll.