RPC VII.2, 3785

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3785
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 trophy of arms with two shields, a bound and seated captive on each side
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 9, 11, 12
Reference BMC 1915; D 4803; M 3403; Geissen 2649
Specimens 13 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1864,1118.767 BMC 1915
2 2     P: 3158
3 3     B: 18275337, 1863/28640-11
4 4     B: 18275336, Löbb.
5 5     ✸ NY: 1944.100.65003
6 6     NY: 1944.100.65004
7 7     O: HCR30902 M 3403
8 8     A: 4031 (Demetriou)
9 9     Cologne Geissen 2649
10 10     C. Rhodes coll.
11 11     Figari & Mosconi 1420 = D 4803
12 12     Naville Numismatics 46, 27 Jan. 2019, lot 312 = Dattari coll.
13 13     Rauch 98, 21 Sept. 2015, lot 261