RPC VII.2, 3199


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3199
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
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΝΑΖΑΡΒƐΩΝ
Reverse design the three Charites; small thymiaterion on either side
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Reference Ziegler, Anazarbos, 684
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 3183/1–4, 3197/1–4, 3198/1–3, 3200/1–6, 8–9, 11–13.
Note These coins lack a date, but have probably been minted in year 261 (= AD 242/3), as they share their obverse die with coins of that year. The same reverse type also occurs in the same year for this module.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Gotha Nymphen u. Chariten p. 204, no. 17, pl. XII, 31, rev.
2 2     ✸ Naumann 65, 6 May 2018, lot 430