RPC VII.2, 3808


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3808
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 ΕΥϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Pius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription L Ε
Reverse design Nilus reclining on hippopotamus left, holding cornucopia and reed
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 11, 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.65020
2 2     ✸ CNG EA 403, 9 Aug. 2017, lot 512
3 3     J. Aiello coll.