RPC VII.2, 3784

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3784
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 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 Δ
Reverse design she-wolf standing r., head l., feeding twins
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 1906; D 4812; M 3401–2; Geissen 2651
Specimens 13 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1856,0903.31 BMC 1906
2 2     B: 18275329, 1892/96
3 3     NY: 1944.100.65007
4 4     NY: 1974.26.4281
5 5     ✸ O: HCR30900 M 3401
6 6     O: HCR30901 M 3402
7 7     V: GR 37976
8 8     A: 4030 (Demetriou)
9 9     Cologne Geissen 2651
10 10     CNG EA 368, 10 Feb. 2016, lot 351
11 11     D 4812
12 12     Figari & Mosconi 1422 = Peus FPL 19, 1971, lot 100 = DS 10307
13 13     J. Aiello coll.