RPC VII.2, 3605

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3605
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)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΥϹ ϹΚΥΘΟ(Π)(Ο) ΙƐΡ ΑϹΥ, ΔΤ
Reverse design Nysa seated r., holding infant Dionysus in her arms; at r., cantharus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 11.96 g
Axis 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference Barkay 80, 82
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1908,0110.2190 BMC 7
2     L: 1888,0512.8 BMC 8
3     B: 18275095, Löbb.
4     Beirut-AUB: C1897 Baramki 3
5     Beirut-AUB: C1898 Baramki 4, pl. VI, 3
6     ✸ IMJ Sofaer 57
7     J-SBF Spijkerman 58/2
8     C. Rhodes coll.
9     C. Rhodes coll.