A.K.Collection: Coin ID K10 from Lot no. 1149

   

IONIA Ephesos – Homonoia with Alexandria Gordian III AD 238-244. Bronze (AE; 27-28mm; 8.96g; 6h) AVT K M AN[T] ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. ΕΦΕ-CIΩ-Ν – AΛΕΖΑΝ/ΔΡΕΩΝ Serapis, wearing modius and himation over lower limbs, seated left; he holds cultus-statue of Ephesian Artemis on extended right hand and rests with left on sceptre; at his feet, Cerberos.

Alexandria p. 38f. and p. 126 pl. 30 (this coin illustrated); BMC p. 114, 423 and pl. XXXVIII.7; RPC VII p. 200, 411 and footnote 581 'Il existe de nombreux faux...); SNG Cop. -; SNG Hunter. 1730; SNG Leypold -; SNG v. Aul. - cf. 7882 (av. Same die);

From the Mabbott coll., H. Schulman, New York 6-10 Nov 1969, 1528.

 

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