RPC VII.2, 2831


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2831
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
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ ΝΕΟΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ, ΕΤ ΡΟΗ, ΟΙΚΟ[ ]
Reverse design prize table with curved legs holding agonistic crown with two palms
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 51a; Çizmeli 311 corr.
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend given as ΜΗ ΝΕΟΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ, ΕΤ ΡΟΗ, ΜΤΡΟ[ ] by Çizmeli and SNG Paris.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1304 SNG 1757 = Çizmeli pl. XXIV, 311
2 2     ✸ CGT coll.