RPC VII.2, 2242


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2242
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 front
Reverse inscription ΜΥΡΕωΝ
Reverse design Apollo standing facing, head right, holding patera and feeding serpent coiled around column; to left, small Eros
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6, 11
Reference vA Lykien, —
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 2221/1 (Aperlae), 2223/1 (Aperlae), 2224/1–2 (Aperlae), 2252/1, 2255/1–2.
Note Figure mistakenly described as Aphrodite in the M&M catalogue.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Winterthur: G 7287 M&M GmbH 12, 10 Apr. 2003, lot 222
2 2     Arycanda excavations (ARY 79-33) = Tek, Arykanda 2002, no. 981