RPC VII.2, 50


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 50
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
Subregion Argolis
City Argos
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Light standard
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΓΕΙωΝ, Δ
Reverse design wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 4, 7
Reference Flament & Marchetti, p. 42, D.b/R.2
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 48/2–3, 52/2–3. 1–2: same rev. die as 51/1, 4–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18272740, Löbb.
2 2     Argos excavations, EFA 3181