RPC VII.2, 3622


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3622
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 tripod entwinded by serpent on which stands a bird (raven of Apollo or falcon of Horus?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Reference Meshorer, Raphia, 54
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ IMJ: 2916 (ex Rosenberger)
2 2     IMJ Sofaer 23
3 3     Rosenberger III, 29
4 4     Yashin 513