RPC VII.2, 3540

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3540
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Claudia Leucas
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year ΖΟϹ = 277
Dating AD 239/40
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤΟ 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 ΛƐΥΚΑΔƐⲰΝ ΖΟϹ
Reverse design male figure wearing Phrygian cap and holding sceptre, head l., r. hand raised, standing facing in quadriga
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 6.94 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Specimens 8 (6 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5, 7–8: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1908,0110.2559
2     ✸ L: 1888,0512.2 BMC 6
3     P: Y 23045.45
4     P: Chandon de Briailles 1156
5     B: 18259447, Löbb.
6     NY: 1944.100.66171
7     B. Michaux coll. = ex M. Mihalka coll.
8     C. Rhodes coll. = Naville Numismatics 27, 27 Nov. 2016, lot 214