RPC VII.2, 2218

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2218
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Lycia
City Candyba
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΑΝΔΥΒΕωΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference vA Lykien, 60–1
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3: same pair of dies. 2, 4–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 2216/1, 2217/1. 2, 4–5: same rev. die as 2220/2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1909,1005.24 vA Lykien, 60
2 2     B: 18273558, 1876/308 vA Lykien, 61
3 3     Aufhäuser 8, 10 Oct. 1991, lot 519
4 4     C. Rhodes coll. = CNG MBS 64, 24 Sept. 2003, lot 608
5 5     Private coll. = Hauck & Aufhäuser 20, 16 Oct. 2007, lot 455