RPC VII.2, 2663

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2663
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Casae
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 ΚΑϹΑΤΩΝ
Reverse design Athena seated left, holding patera and spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Watson 581
Specimens 6 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3, 6: same obv. die as 2463/1–4 (Etenna), 2464/1 (Etenna), 2603/3, 7–9 (Lyrbe), 2605/1–10 (Lyrbe), 2614/1–2 (Lyrbe), 2615/2 (Lyrbe), 2617/1, 3–4 (Lyrbe), 2622/2–4, 6, 8 (Lyrbe), 2623/2 (Lyrbe), 2624/1, 4–7 (Lyrbe), 2625/1–2 (Lyrbe), 2626/2, 5–6 (Lyrbe), 2664/1, 2666/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1931,0913.2
2 2     L: 1839,0919.393 BMC 2
3 3     P: 347 SNG 528 = Wa 4196
4 4     C: Mossop
5 5     ✸ Leu EA 7, 23 Feb. 2019, lot 807 = Naumann 63, 4 Mar. 2018, lot 210 (Vogl coll.) = Athena 2, 4 Oct. 1988, lot 435
6 6     Naumann 52, 2 Apr. 2017, lot 363