RPC VII.2, 2518


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2518
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 ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΑϹΠΕΝΔΙωΝ
Reverse design Eurystheus (?) seated left, on rock, holding spear; to left, Heracles (?) standing right; to right, nude man (?) standing right, foot on rock and holding spear; above, eagle and beneath, humped (?) bull crouching right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference Watson 553
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1965/1047 SNG 187
2 2     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
3 3     SNG vA 4595