RPC VII.2, 3428

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3428
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 radiate head of Gordian III, r., with drapery on l. shoulder
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
Average weight 15.44 g
Axis 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12
Reference Babelon 85
Specimens 21

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 2094
2     P: 798
3     P: AA.GR.5170
4     P: Chandon de Briailles 1341
5     P: Chandon de Briailles 1189A
6     C: 529-1950
7     ✸ C: Leake
8     G SNG 2566
9     Mu
10     Mu
11     NY: 1938.104.120 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 70
12     V: GR 22827
13     Winterthur: G 5298 GrMW III, 1192
14     Winterthur: G 7245 GrMW III, 1193
15     C. Rhodes coll.
16     CGT coll.
17     CGT coll.
18     CGT coll.
19     CGT coll.
20     CNG EA 160, 14 Mar. 2007, lot 260
21     CNG EA 326, 7 May 2014, lot 349