RPC VII.2, 3793

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3793
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 ΑΝ(Τ) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ƐΥ(Ϲ)(ƐΒ)
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 Athena seated l., holding Nike and spear; shield leaning against the throne
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 1, 11, 12
Reference BMC 1865; M 3414–16; Geissen 2656
Specimens 29 (16 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1864,1118.768 BMC 1865
2 2     P: 3161
3 3     ✸ P: 1967.1869
4 4     B: 18275347, Löbb.
5 5     C
6 6     G SNG 4524
7 7     Mu
8 8     NY: 1944.100.65012
9 9     NY: 1944.100.65010
10 10     NY: 1974.26.4282
11 11     NY: 1944.100.65011
12 12     O: HCR30912 M 3414
13 13     O: HCR30913 M 3415
14 14     O: HCR30914 M 3416
15 15     V: GR 25250
16 16     V: GR 25251
17 17     A: 4042 (Demetriou)
18 18     Cologne Geissen 2656
19 19     Milan SNG 1593
20 20     CGT coll.
21 21     CNG EA 359, 9 Sept. 2015, lot 286
22 22     D 4714 corr.
23 23     DS 10209
24 24     DS 10210
25 25     Falghera 2249
26 26     J. Aiello coll.
27 27     J. Aiello coll.
28 28     Rauch E-20, 27 June 2016, lot 189
29 29     Roma Numismatics EA 30, 29 Oct. 2016, lot 271