RPC VII.2, 3873


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3873
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue LΖ = year 7
Dating AD 243/4
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΕΥ
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 - Ζ
Reverse design eagle standing left, head right, holding wreath in beak
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 22 mm
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note The style is very unusual; it might well be an imitation.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1919,0815.1 BMC Supp. 3218