RPC VII.2, 48


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 48
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 Γ]ΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ 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, Γ
Reverse design eagle standing facing, head right, wings spread
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 2, 3, 8
Reference Flament & Marchetti, p. 42, D.a/R.3
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 47/1–3, 51/1–7. 2–3: same obv. die as 50/1–2, 52/2–3. 1–2: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Argos excavations, EFA 4147
2 2     ✸ Argos excavations, EFA 6488
3 3     Argos excavations, EFA 8922