RPC VII.2, 3522


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3522
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Issue III, officina with ram right
Dating AD 242–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus tribunicia potestate consul II
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, left, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑ ΤΟ Β
Reverse design eagle standing facing, head left, with wreath in beak; tail to left; between eagle's legs, ram running right with head turned back; crescent above ram's head
Metal silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Bland 1991b, 25; Prieur 303; McAlee 882
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG EA 453, 2 Oct. 2019, lot 310
2 2     Iskenderun hoard, Bland, 1991c, p. 21, no. 300 and pl. 5