RPC VII.2, 2009


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2009
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩ
Reverse design Demeter standing facing, head left, holding torch in each hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 365
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note This type was described in Rec as 'Artémis Phosphoros'. The rev. legend has some letters inverted.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1442 Rec 365, pl. XCVII, 23