RPC VII.2, 2240


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2240
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Lycia
City Myra
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 ΜΥΡΕΩΝ
Reverse design statue of Apollo Propylaeus advancing right, holding arrow and bow, placed on top of column with branches on either side at its base, surrounded by fence
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference vA Lykien, 169
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18273065, Rauch vA Lykien, 169
2 2     Arycanda excavations (ARY 92–14) = Tek, Arykanda 2002, no. 980 = A. T. Tek, 'Arykanda Kazılarında Bulunan Bir Myra Sikkesi', Essays in Honour of Cevdet Bayburtluoğlu (Istanbul, 2001), pp. 238–43
3 3     ✸ C. Rhodes coll. = CNG 88, 14 Sept. 2011, lot 915