RPC VII.2, 47


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 47
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
Subregion Argolis
City Argos
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Heavy standard
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΓΕΙωΝ, Δ
Reverse design wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 5, 7
Reference Flament & Marchetti, p. 42, D.a/R.1
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 48/1, 51/1–7.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 174
2 2     Argos excavations, EFA 8768
3 3     Mu: 40