RPC VII.2, 3619

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3619
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Raphia
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year Τ = 300
Dating AD 240/1
Obverse inscription ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟΥ
Nominative Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΡΑΦΙΑ Τ
Reverse design sphinx seated left, forepaw on wheel
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 1, 11, 12
Reference Meshorer, Raphia, 52–3
Specimens 20 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.2239 BMC 11
2 2     NY: 1944.100.69178 SNG 1064
3 3     IMJ: 955
4 4     IMJ: 954
5 5     ✸ IMJ: 953
6 6     IMJ: 3864
7 7     IMJ: 952
8 8     IMJ: 2914 Rosenberger III, 27
9 9     IMJ: 2915 Rosenberger III, 28
10 10     IMJ Sofaer 20
11 11     IMJ Sofaer 21
12 12     IMJ Sofaer 22
13 13     Winterthur: G 7244 GrMW III, 1138
14 14     CGT coll.
15 15     CNG EA 273, 8 Feb. 2012, lot 286
16 16     Goldberg 96, 14 Feb. 2017, lot 1866 = Goldberg 98, 6 June 2017, lot 1778
17 17     M&M GmbH 32, 26 May 2010, lot 391
18 18     Yashin 509
19 19     Yashin 510
20 20     C. Rhodes coll.