RPC VII.2, 2818

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2818
Province Pontus
Region Pontus
City Neocaesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year ΡΟΗ = 178
Dating AD 241/2
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ Ϲ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΝΕΟΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ, ΕΤ ΡΟΗ
Reverse design altar decorated with garland holding agonistic crown containing two palms
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 1, 7, 12
Reference Rec 53a; Çizmeli 326
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1298 SNG 1750 = Çizmeli pl. XXV, 326
2 2     Amasya: 86.3.28 Ireland 1353
3 3     Istanbul: 770/25-1975 Çizmeli, Anatolia Antiqua p. 105, no. 25
4 4     Malloy 12, 1978, lot 588
5 5     Nomos 32, 8 June 2024, lot 252