RPC VII.2, 2788

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2788
Province Pontus
Region Paphlagonia
City Sinope
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year CCCXI = 311
Dating AD 241/2
Obverse inscription IMP GORDIANVS AVG
Nominative Imperator Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription C R I F S AN CCCXI
Reverse design Sarapis reclining l. on kline, holding eagle and long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 3, 6, 7, 11, 12
Reference Rec 157
Specimens 18 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 3, 9: same obv. die as 2784/1. 8: same obv. die as 2787/2. 9, 18: same rev. die.
Note Rec 157a describes a similar coin with the date CCCXII, giving references to St-Petersburg and the Prowe coll. (not ill.).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18272866, I-B Rec 157
2 2     B: 18272867, Löbb. Rec 157
3 3     V: GR 31249
4 4     ✸ V: GR 31248
5 5     Sinop: 4-1-89 Casey 374
6 6     Sinop: 6-5-72 Casey 383
7 7     Sinop: 5-1-72 Casey 384
8 8     Sinop: 24-1-80 Casey 385, with date read as CCCXII
9 9     Sinop: 7-43-73 Casey 386, with date read as CCCXII
10 10     Lindgren I, A93A
11 11     Sinope hoard = Oyarçin & Girgin 55
12 12     Sinope hoard = Oyarçin & Girgin 57
13 13     Sinope hoard = Oyarçin & Girgin 58
14 14     Sinope hoard = Oyarçin & Girgin 59
15 15     Sinope hoard = Oyarçin & Girgin 60
16 16     Sinope hoard = Oyarçin & Girgin 61
17 17     Sinope hoard = Oyarçin & Girgin 62
18 18     SNG Stancomb 1061 = Roma Numismatics EA 71, 28 May 2020, lot 173