RPC VII.2, 3606

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3606
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 and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front, with gorgoneion
Reverse inscription ΝΥϹ ϹΚΥΘΟ(Π)(Ο) ΙƐΡ ΑϹ(Υ), ΔΤ
Reverse design Nysa seated r., holding infant Dionysus in her arms; at r., crab
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Barkay 81 corr.
Specimens 9 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 232
2 2     B: 18275094, Löbb.
3 3     IMJ Sofaer 55
4 4     B. Michaux coll. = ex M. Mihalka coll.
5 5     CNG EA 210, 13 May 2009, lot 148
6 6     CNG EA 350, 6 May 2015, lot 405
7 7     ✸ Gemini VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 748
8 8     Heritage 3024, 18 Apr. 2013, lot 25805 = Heritage 3018, 5 Sept. 2012, lot 20473
9 9     NAC 64, 17 May 2012, lot 1962