RPC VII.2, 3494


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3494
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Issue I
Dating AD 238–40
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus tribunicia potestate
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, left, seen from rear, holding spear pointing forward and shield
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞΟΥϹΙΑϹ, S C
Reverse design eagle standing facing, head left, with wreath in beak; tail to left
Metal silver
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Bland 1991b, —; Prieur —; McAlee 868C
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 3504/1, RPC X 3110/11 (Side).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Leu EA 17, 14 Aug. 2021, lot 1904
2 2     Trade (eBay, 2014)