RPC VII.2, 2018

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2018
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 King Nicomedes I standing right; at his feet, altar; facing him, shepherd holding pedum; between them, serpent; above, flying eagle and temple
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 367
Specimens 9 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1437 SNG vA 826
2 2     P: AA.GR.24284
3 3     P: 1444
4 4     P: 1443 Rec 367, pl. XCVII, 25
5 5     B: 18273659, 1685 Pfälzer Sammlung
6 6     NY: 1944.100.42321
7 7     Cologne: BI_0103 Corsten 103
8 8     Cologne: BI_0104 Corsten 104
9 9     Cologne: BI_0105 Corsten 105