RPC VII.2, 490

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 490
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Pella
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue First issue, laureate bust
Dating AD 238–late 239
Obverse inscription IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL IVL AVG PELLA
Reverse design Fortuna seated on throne, left, her right hand raised to her shoulder; below, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 7
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 9827
2 2     Bertolami 4, 5 Dec. 2011, lot 293
3 3     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.