RPC VII.2, 2688


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2688
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Syedra
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 ϹΥƐΔΡƐΩΝ
Reverse design Ares standing l., bound by Dike standing l., head r., and Hermes standing l., holding purse and caduceus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 10.54 g
Axis 2, 6
Reference Watson 769
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 2686/1 (Laerte), 2689/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1935,0604.1
2     ✸ C. Rhodes coll. = CNG MBS 70, 1 Sept. 2005, lot 573 = SNG Levante 427
3     Naumann 63, 4 Mar. 2018, lot 438 (Vogl coll.)