RPC VII.2, 3740

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3740
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue LΓ = year 3
Dating AD 239/40
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ƐΥϹ(Ɛ)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Pius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription L - Γ
Reverse design Athena standing l., holding Nike and spear; at feet, shield on ground
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 1863; D 4706; M 3352; Geissen 2635
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1864,1118.762 BMC 1863
2 2     O: HCR30849 M 3352
3 3     V: GR 25235
4 4     V: GR 25257
5 5     ✸ Cologne Geissen 2635
6 6     B. Michaux coll. = ex M. Mihalka coll.
7 7     D 4706