RPC VII.2, 3551

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3551
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Berytus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Second issue: COS I
Dating AD 239–41
Obverse inscription IMP GORDIANVS AVG COS I
Nominative Imperator Gordianus Augustus consul I
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription COL IVL AVG FEL BER
Reverse design Bacchus, nude, standing facing, head l., nebris over l. shoulder, holding rhyton and thyrsus; at feet, panther l.; in exergue, at times vine leaf (or ear of corn?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 7.29 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference Sawaya series 115, 2079–99, 2119–38
Specimens 45 (34 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1844,0425.6 BMC 245
2     L BMC 246
3     L: 1908,0110.11 BMC 248
4     P: AA.GR.11399
5     P: Chandon de Briailles 797
6     P: Chandon de Briailles 796
7     P: Chandon de Briailles 798
8     P Bab 1316
9     P Bab 1316
10     B: 18275191, Löbb.
11     B: 18275187, Löbb.
12     B: 18275189, Knobelsdorff
13     B: 18275188, 1865/28713
14     B: 18275193, Löbb.
15     B: 18275190, Löbb.
16     C McClean 9473
17     C McClean 9474
18     G SNG 3321
19     G SNG 3322
20     Mu
21     NY: 1992.54.816
22     NY: 1948.19.2262
23     NY: 1944.100.72435
24     NY: 1944.100.72431
25     NY: 1944.100.72432
26     NY: 1930.3.11
27     NY: 1992.54.817
28     O: Raye
29     O: Milne
30     O: Milne
31     V: GR 22117
32     V: GR 22114
33     V: GR 22116
34     V: GR 22115
35     Beirut-AUB: C745 Baramki 123
36     Beirut-AUB: C747 Baramki 124
37     Beirut-AUB: C746 Baramki 126, pl. XVIII, 1
38     Braunschweig SNG 1427
39     IMJ: 16099
40     Münster: M 1494
41     CNG EA 289, 24 Oct. 2012, lot 239
42     CNG EA 356, 29 July 2015, lot 379
43     CNG MBS 60, 22 May 2002, lot 1267
44     Gorny & Mosch 165, 17 Mar. 2008, lot 1599
45     Private coll.