RPC VII.2, 2901

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2901
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Seleucia ad Calycadnum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΜΑΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟϹ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ϹΕΛΕΥΚΕΩΝ ΤΩ ΚΑΛΥΚΑΔΝΩ, ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑϹ
Reverse design female figure (Aphrodite or Eurydice?) advancing left, head right, extending arm, chased by Hermes advancing left, extending hand, holding winged caduceus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1973.191.136
2 2     Winterthur: G 4639 GrMW III, 359
3 3     C. Rhodes coll. = Naumann 63, 4 Mar. 2018, lot 409 (Vogl coll.)
4 4     CGT coll.
5 5     CNG Triton VII, 12 Jan. 2004, lot 789 = SNG Levante Supp. 208 = Athena 2, 4 Oct. 1988, lot 208