RPC VII.2, 2845

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2845
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, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ ΚΟ ΠΟ ΝƐΟΚΑΙϹΑΡΙ, ΔΙϹ ΝƐΩΚΟ ƐΤ ΡΟΗ
Reverse design two temples with four columns each
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference Rec 50a; Çizmeli 308, 318 corr.
Specimens 6 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 3–5: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18272747, Fox Çizmeli pl. XXV, 318
2 2     Falghera 2102 = Çizmeli pl. XXIV, 308
3 3     ✸ Falkensee coll. = CNG EA 214, 15 July 2009, lot 296
4 4     Gorny & Mosch 196, 7 Mar. 2011, lot 2077
5 5     M&M GmbH 13, 9 Oct. 2003, lot 265 (Righetti) = SKA Bern 52, Jan. 1988, lot 561
6 6     Bucephalus Numismatic 6, 12 June 2022, lot 567