RPC VII.2, 3791

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3791
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue LƐ = year 5
Dating AD 241/2
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ƐΥ(Ϲ)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Pius
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front, with gorgoneion
Reverse inscription L Ɛ
Reverse design Asclepius standing l., holding patera over altar, and serpent staff
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 1868; D 4703; M 3418; Geissen 2655
Specimens 12 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1856,0903.32 BMC 1868
2 2     ✸ P: 3160
3 3     NY: 1944.100.65009
4 4     O: HCR30915 M 3418
5 5     A: 4070 (Demetriou)
6 6     Cologne Geissen 2655
7 7     B. Michaux coll.
8 8     Bayerische Vereinsbank, Münzschätze 6, Apr. 1974, lot 217 = DS 10201
9 9     CNG EA 359, 9 Sept. 2015, lot 285
10 10     CNG EA 384, 12 Oct. 2016, lot 487
11 11     D 4703
12 12     DS 12397