RPC VII.2, 2798

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2798
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 Heracles standing right, holding club and lion skin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 40 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 133a corr.
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 2800/1–4.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1208 SNG 1603 = Rec 133a, ex Grand Duc coll.