RPC VII.2, 650


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 650
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Hadrianopolis
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, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Heracles standing right, right arm behind his back, holding lion skin and club sitting on rock; at feet, hind suckling infant Telephus; all surrounded by the labours of Heracles in twelve sections
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Reference Jurukova, Hadrianopolis 440
External URI(s) https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/6528
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 648/1, 649/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ St Petersburg Jurukova, Hadrianopolis 440/1 = A. Rogalski, 'Sur deux médaillons de Gordian III frappés à Hadrianopolis', Archeologija 18/1 (1976), p. 56, fig. 5 = V. M. Brabič, 'Adrianopolskij medal’on Gordiana III', Numizmatika i Epigrafika 5 (1965), pp. 112–15