RPC VII.2, 2517

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2517
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Pamphylia
City Aspendus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Series 1, with nominative
Dating AD 238–41
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΑϹΠƐΝΔΙΩΝ
Reverse design Agon (?) standing l., dropping pebble into amphora and holding palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Watson 555
Specimens 7 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 134 Wa 3245 = SNG 186
2     ✸ B: 18273111, I-B KM p. 321, no. 47 corr., where described as Apollo
3     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 109
4     Afyon: 6376
5     B. Michaux coll.
6     Gorny & Mosch 233, 6 Oct. 2015, lot 2045
7     Hirsch 191, 24 Sept. 1996, lot 1374 = Hirsch 183, 20 Sept. 1994, lot 1513