RPC VII.2, 3220

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3220
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Irenopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year ΒϘΡ = 192
Dating AD 242/3
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤωΝΙΟϹ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤωΝ ΕΤ ΒϘΡ
Reverse design confronted busts of Helios, radiate and draped, right, and Selene, draped, left, on crescent; all within zodiac circle
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Karbach, Eirenopolis 139
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 3218/5–7, 12, 20, 26, 28–9, 32.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O
2 2     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 656
3 3     ✸ CNG EA 216, 12 Aug. 2009, lot 346 = CNG 66, 19 May 2004, lot 1131 = SNG Levante Supp. 390
4 4     M&M Numismatics 1, 7 Dec. 1997, lot 231