RPC VII.2, 2156


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2156
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Paphlagonia
City Amastris
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Without value mark
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, left, seen from rear, holding spear pointing forward and shield (decorated with gorgoneion)
Reverse inscription ΑΜΑϹΤΡΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Hera (or Boule?) and Zeus (or Demos?) standing facing, both with sceptre, looking at each other
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Reference Rec —; Martin, Demos, p. 9, Amastris 2b
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Peus 366, 29 Oct. 2000, lot 543 (Burstein coll.) = Hirsch 161, Feb. 1989, lot 936