RPC VII.2, 52



Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 52
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, Γ
Reverse design eagle standing facing, head right, wings spread
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 3, 5, 11
Reference Flament & Marchetti, p. 42, D.b, D.c/R.3, R.6
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 2–3: same obv. die as 48/2–3, 50/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Argos excavations, EFA 3203
2 2     Argos excavations, EFA 5123
3 3     Argos excavations, EFA 5243