RPC VII.2, 3193


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3193
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Anazarbus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year ΑΞϹ = 261
Dating AD 242/3
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΝΑΖΑΡΒΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟ, Γ Β
Reverse design Apollo standing left, holding branch and leaning against lyre placed on base
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Reference Ziegler, Anazarbos, —
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 3192/4.
Note This coin lacks a date but it has probably been minted in year 261 (AD 242/3). It shares its obverse die with coins of that year, and the same reverse type also occurs in the same year for this module.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Künker 97, 7 Mar. 2005, lot 1758