RPC VII.2, 2698


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2698
Province Galatia
Region Pisidia
City Antioch
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AV(G)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription CAES ANTIOCH COL, S R
Reverse design statue of Mên, on base, standing right, wearing Phrygian cap, foot on bucranium, holding sceptre and Victory (standing right, on globe); behind his shoulders, crescent; to left, cock standing left, giving hand to statue of Fortuna of Antioch, on base, standing left, holding cornucopia; between them, altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Krzyżanowska XX/89, XXIII/97
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18273580, 1865/28713
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.51058
3 3     V: GR 18896
4 4     C. Rhodes coll. = CNG EA 144, 26 July 2006, lot 197
5 5     Gorny & Mosch 147, 7 Mar. 2006, lot 1858
6 6     Private coll.