RPC VII.2, 2080


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2080
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Heraclea Pontica
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front, with eagle on cuirass
Reverse design view of an amphitheatre; to left, temple with six columns seen in perspective; in the centre, athlete (?) holding palm, crowning himself (?), standing in front of seated statue of Heracles, holding patera, a club behind him
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 225
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same rev. die as 2091/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 720 SNG 368 = Rec 225, pl. LXII, 6