RPC VII.2, 562

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 562
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Perinthus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
Reverse inscription ΠΕΡΙΝΘΙΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Heracles advancing right, head left, holding club and lion skin, dragging Cerberus; to left, tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 1, 2, 12
Reference Schönert, Perinthos 857
External URI(s) https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/3297
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 2, 4–6: same obv. die as 563/1–2, 565/1–3, 566/1, 568/1–7, 569/1–6, 572/1–5, 632/1–4, 634/1–3, 635/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1256 Schönert, Perinthos 857/3
2 2     ✸ B: 18239712, 1859/19802 Schönert, Perinthos 857/1
3 3     Florence rev. cast in BBAW = Schönert, Perinthos 857/2
4 4     CNG Triton II, 1 Dec. 1998, lot 621
5 5     CNG Triton V, 15 Jan. 2002, lot 1702 = Lanz 20, Apr. 1981, lot 770 = Finarte Casa D'Aste 995, 26 Nov. 1996, lot 1166 (C. Fontana coll.)
6 6     Falkensee coll. = CNG EA 378, 13 July 2016, lot 302