RPC VII.2, 2016


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2016
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡ
Reverse design lectisternium (?): on line semi-circular object underneath wreath out of which emerge branches; beneath, basis with vase (or lighted altar?), between a female and a male figure standing each in front of a palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 370
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1912,1105.2
2 2     P: 1445 Rec 370, pl. XCVII, 28
3 3     Florence: 35018 Williams, NC 169 (2009), p. 132, no. 115
4 4     Münzzentrum 96, 10 Sept. 1998, lot 202