RPC VII.2, 2603

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2603
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 ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΛΥΡΒƐΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo Sidetes standing l., holding patera and sceptre; at r., lyre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 17.10 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Watson 627
Specimens 9 (5 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 4: same pair of dies. 2, 5–6: same pair of dies. 3, 7–9: same pair of dies. 1, 4: same obv. die as 2604/1–2, 2622/1, 5, 2626/3. 2, 5–6: same obv. die as 2600/1–9, 2602/1–2, 2606/1–5, 2607/1, 2608/1–2, 2609/1, 2610/1–3, 2611/1, 2612/1, 2613/1, 2615/1, 2617/2, 2618/1–3, 2619/1–2, 2620/1, 2621/1–4, 2623/1, 2624/2–3, 2626/1, 4, 7–11, 2627/1–3. 3, 7–9: same obv. die as 2463/1–4 (Etenna), 2464/1 (Etenna), 2605/1–10, 2614/1–2, 2615/2, 2617/1, 3–4, 2622/2–4, 6, 8, 2624/1, 4–8, 2625/1–2, 2626/2, 5–6, 2663/1–3, 6 (Casae), 2664/1 (Casae), 2666/1 (Casae). 1, 3–4, 7–9: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1898,0601.69 BMC 1
2     P: 676 SNG 506
3     B: 18273901, B-I
4     B: 18273900, I-B
5     C: Mossop
6     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 890
7     V-ON SNG Leypold 2519
8     ✸ CGT coll. = Ritter FPL 88, 2011, lot 485
9     SNG Levante 271 = SNG vA 5699 = Kraft pl. 109, 21