RPC VII.2, 1277

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1277
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Sab(inius?) Modestus (legatus Augusti pro praetore)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ϹΑΒ ΜΟΔƐϹΤΟΥ ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ ΠΡΟϹ ΙϹΤ
Reverse design Hermes standing l., holding purse and caduceus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 12.63 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 2058
Specimens 18
Note On the obv., sometimes, ligature ΑΥΓ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1921,0213.52
2     P: 884 AMNG 2058/3
3     Mu SNG 479 = AMNG 2058/2
4     V: GR 8157 AMNG 2058/4
5     BBAW: 51 CNG EA 377, 29 June 2016, lot 202 = Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 11, 29 Dec. 2013, lot 385 = Hirsch 279–80, 8 Feb. 2012, lot 4822 = Helios 6, 9 Mar. 2011, lot 592
6     Münster: M 475
7     C. Rhodes coll.
8     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
9     C. Rhodes coll.
10     C. Rhodes coll.
11     C. Rhodes coll.
12     Cast in BBAW
13     cgb.fr MBS 28, 8 Feb. 2007, lot 282 = Elsen 87, 11 Mar. 2006, lot 1721
14     CGT coll.
15     CNG EA 290, 7 Nov. 2012, lot 238
16     Gorny & Mosch 241, 10 Oct. 2016, lot 1755
17     Roma Numismatics EA 38, 29 July 2017, lot 378
18     T. Mullally coll.