RPC VII.2, 3427

 

Image of specimen #14

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3427
Province Osroene
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Colonial coinage
Dating AD 242–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΚΟΛ ƐΔƐϹϹΗΝⲰΝ
Reverse design draped, veiled and turreted bust of Tyche, l.; in front, Marsyas (?) standing r., on short column, carrying wineskin over shoulder, and altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Reference Babelon 86
Specimens 43 (27 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1841,B.3643 BMC 128
2     L: G.2905 BMC 129
3     L: 1844,0425.272 BMC 130
4     P: AA.GR.25163
5     P: 1966.453
6     P: Chandon de Briailles 1157
7     P: 2091
8     P: Chandon de Briailles 1158
9     P: Chandon de Briailles 1161
10     P: AA.GR.5171
11     B: 18274959, 1847/8129
12     C: 235-1961
13     C: 209-1961
14     ✸ C McClean 9553
15     Cop SNG 220
16     G SNG 2565
17     Mu
18     Mu
19     Mu
20     Mu
21     Mu
22     NY: 1944.100.26685
23     NY: 1953.171.1786
24     NY: 1948.19.2463
25     NY: 1947.97.599
26     V: GR 22824
27     V: GR 22825
28     Beirut-AUB: C3349
29     Beirut-AUB: C3346
30     Beirut-AUB: C3348
31     Beirut-AUB: C3347
32     Münster: M 1536
33     C. Rhodes coll.
34     C. Rhodes coll.
35     CGT coll.
36     CGT coll.
37     CGT coll.
38     CGT coll.
39     CGT coll.
40     CGT coll.
41     CGT coll.
42     Elsen 116, 16 Mar. 2013, lot 591
43     Helios 5, 25 June 2010, lot 1155