RPC VII.2, 3596


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3596
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Nysa-Scythopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year ΔΤ = 304
Dating AD 240/1
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ (Ϲ)(Ɛ)(Β)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΥϹ ϹΚΥΘ(Ο) ΙƐΡ ΑϹ, ΔΤ
Reverse design Dionysus advancing r., holding thyrsus; in front, small Satyr; behind, panther standing l., head r.; in front, cantharus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 12.09 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Barkay 87–8
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1907,0503.3 BMC 13
2     Beirut-AUB: C1899 Baramki 5, pl. VI, 4
3     J-SBF Spijkerman 59
4     ✸ B. Michaux coll.