RPC VII.2, 3778

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3778
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue LΔ = year 4
Dating AD 240/1
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ƐΥ(Ϲ)(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 Δ
Reverse design Nilus reclining l., holding cornucopia and reed
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 1903–4; D 4763; M 3394–5; Geissen 2647
Specimens 31 (16 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1844,0425.2528 BMC 1903
2 2     L: 1856,0903.30 BMC 1904
3 3     P: 1967.1860
4 4     P: 3151
5 5     B: 18275302, 1844/3937
6 6     B: 18275301, Löbb.
7 7     C
8 8     NY: 1973.56.1065
9 9     NY: 1944.100.64994
10 10     ✸ NY: 1974.26.4278
11 11     NY: 1974.26.4277
12 12     NY: 1944.100.64995
13 13     NY: 1944.100.64996
14 14     O: HCR30893 M 3394
15 15     O: HCR30894 M 3395
16 16     V: GR 37974
17 17     A: 4029 (Demetriou)
18 18     Cologne Geissen 2647
19 19     Frankfurt: 3043 Förschner 927
20 20     C. Rhodes coll.
21 21     C. Rhodes coll.
22 22     C. Rhodes coll. = Naville Numismatics 39, 29 Apr. 2018, lot 307 = Roma Numismatics EA 36, 27 May 2017, lot 252
23 23     CNG EA 359, 9 Sept. 2015, lot 282
24 24     CNG EA 362, 28 Oct. 2015, lot 362
25 25     CNG EA 391, 15 Feb. 2017, lot 396
26 26     Figari & Mosconi 1408 = Schulten, 11 Apr. 1988, lot 992 = D 4763
27 27     J. Aiello coll.
28 28     Naville Numismatics 32, 18 June 2017, lot 313 = ex Dattari
29 29     Naville Numismatics 37, 28 Jan. 2018, lot 316
30 30     Naville Numismatics 40, 27 May 2018, lot 420 = Coins & Antiquities Ltd, London, FPL 58, lot 164 = DS 10261
31 31     Naville Numismatics 53, 3 Nov. 2019, lot 352 = DS 10262