RPC VII.2, 1990

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1990
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Pupienus and Balbinus
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Caesar)
Person (rev.) Gordian III (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed and draped bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design emperor (Gordian III Caesar?) standing left, lighted altar at his feet, holding patera and parazonium, crowned by Nike holding palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 360
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1435 SNG vA 811
2 2     B: 18273654, I-B Rec 360, pl. XCVII, 20, rev.
3 3     Schulman NY, 6 June 1969 (Mabbott coll.), lot 1201