RPC VII.2, 1273

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1273
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Sab(inius?) Modestus (legatus Augusti pro praetore)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤW ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass, and aegis on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ϹΑΒ ΜΟΔƐϹΤΟΥ ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ ΠΡΟϹ ΙϹΤΡΟ
Reverse design Gordian III riding on galloping horse r., with r. hand spearing
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.61 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference AMNG —
Specimens 10

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Bucharest cast in BBAW
2     Budapest SNG 500
3     C. Rhodes coll.
4     Cast in BBAW (Neudeck)
5     ✸ CNG EA 279, 16 May 2012, lot 154 = Helios 7, 12 Dec. 2011, lot 468
6     CNG EA 351, 20 May 2015, lot 467
7     CNG EA 411, 13 Dec. 2017, lot 282
8     Lanz 146, 25 May 2009, lot 564
9     Naumann 70, 7 Oct. 2018, lot 189 = Lanz 80, 26 May 1997, lot 548
10     Ritter FPL 43, Dec. 1996, lot 757