RPC VII.2, 2836

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2836
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 ΚΟΙ ΠΟΝΤ ΜΗ ΝΕΟΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑ, ΕΤ ΡΟΗ
Reverse design prize table holding agonistic crown with two palms; beneath, amphora; on either side, palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rec —; Çizmeli 296, 307
Specimens 8 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 3: same rev. die as 2837/5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1295 SNG 1762 = Çizmeli pl. XXIV, 307
2 2     V-ON SNG Leypold 51
3 3     B. Michaux coll.
4 4     C. Rhodes coll.
5 5     CNG EA 112, 13 Apr. 2005, lot 120
6 6     Münzzentrum 88, 7 Jan. 1997, lot 223 = Çizmeli 296
7 7     Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 41, 6 Mar. 2016, lot 442
8 8     Finarte Casa D'Aste 995, 26 Nov. 1996, lot 677 (C. Fontana coll.)