RPC VII.2, 3552

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3552
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?); in field, l., star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 7.86 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference Sawaya series 115, 2100-10
Specimens 23

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1840,1215.2 BMC 247
2     L: 1840,1215.2 BMC 249
3     P: Vogüé 325
4     P: AA.GR.12883
5     P: Chandon de Briailles 791
6     B: 18275192, Löbb.
7     Cop SNG 125
8     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72429
9     NY: 1944.100.72434
10     NY: 1944.100.72430
11     NY: 1944.100.72428
12     NY: 1944.100.72433
13     Beirut-AUB: C748 Baramki 125
14     IMJ: 692
15     Winterthur: G 5208 GrMW III, 1055
16     C. Rhodes coll.
17     CGT coll.
18     CGT coll.
19     CNG EA 40, 22 Oct. 2001, lot 64596
20     CNG EA 408, 25 Oct. 2017, lot 341
21     Lindgren I, 2273
22     Münzzentrum Rheinland 184, 16 May 2018, lot 376
23     Roma Numismatics EA 53, 7 Feb. 2019, lot 603