RPC VII.2, 3446

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3446
Province Osroene
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Dating AD 243–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ ΚΟΛ ΚΑΡΡΗΝωΝ
Reverse design crescent and two stars
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 10, 11, 12
Specimens 7 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1914
2 2     P: M 5515
3 3     P: 1913
4 4     NY: 1944.100.65849
5 5     ✸ O: Christ Church
6 6     Winterthur: G 5308 GrMW III, 1204
7 7     Schulten, 22 Apr. 1985, lot 737