RPC VII.2, 1278

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1278
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
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ϹΑΒ ΜΟΔƐϹΤΟΥ ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ ΠΡΟϹ ΙϹΤΡΟΝ
Reverse design Hermes standing l., r. foot on rock, holding caduceus, purse and chalmys
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 11.63 g
Axis 5, 6, 12
Reference AMNG 2057
Specimens 12 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu SNG 478 = AMNG 2057/1
2     NY: 1997.32.208
3     V: GR 8158 AMNG 2057/2
4     Blagoevgrad: 1.5.11/12786 CCCHBulg IV 316
5     Budapest SNG 486
6     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
7     CGT coll.
8     CGT coll.
9     CGT coll. = Naville Numismatics 52, 22 Sept. 2019, lot 151 = Naville Numismatics 41, 24 June 2018, lot 123
10     CNG 30, 11 June 1994, lot 473 = CNG 27, 29 Sept. 1993, lot 1198 = Hirsch 174, 13 May 1992, lot 994
11     CNG EA 400, 28 June 2017, lot 503
12     Peus 329, 31 Oct. 1990, lot 564