RPC VII.2, 2601


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2601
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Lyrbe
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
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 rear
Reverse inscription ΛΥΡΒΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo Sidetes standing left, holding patera and sceptre, and Nike standing left, on globe, crowning Apollo, holding palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Watson 649
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 2604/2, 2616/2, 2622/7.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ O
2 2     CGT coll. = Savoca 111 Blue, 28 Aug. 2021, lot 1238