RPC VII.2, 2779


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2779
Province Pontus
Region Paphlagonia
City Ionopolis Abonoteichos
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΩΝΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design serpent with human face (Glykon) coiling, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 17; Dalaison et al. 39
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 2158/1 (Amastris), 2162/1–2 (Amastris), 2163/1 (Amastris), 2164/1 (Amastris), 2165/1 (Amastris).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 489 Dalaison et al. 39 = SNG 15 corr. = Kraft pl. 103, 42a = Rec 17, pl. XVII, 21