RPC VII.2, 3845

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3845
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue LϚ = year 6
Dating AD 242/3
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΕΥ(ϹΕ)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Pius
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front, with gorgoneion
Reverse inscription L Ϛ
Reverse design Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm over shoulder
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 1884; D 4749; M 3447
Specimens 8 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1860,0327.222 BMC 1884
2 2     P: 3171
3 3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.65037
4 4     O: HCR30932 M 3447
5 5     A: 1897/8 IH, 698/1169 (Demetriou)
6 6     D 4749 (not illustrated in DS)
7 7     DS 10244
8 8     Naville Numismatics 36, 3 Dec. 2017, lot 463 = D 4745 corr.