RPC VII.2, 2796


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2796
Province Pontus
Region Pontus
City Amisus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year ϹΟΒ = 272
Dating AD 241
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤω ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΜΙϹΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑϹ, [ΕΤΟΥϹ ϹΟΒ]
Reverse design Dionysus standing left, holding indistinct object (patera?) and thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 135
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same rev. die as 2805/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1209 SNG 1602 = Rec 135, ex Grand Duc coll.