RPC VII.2, 1332

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1332
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Marcianopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Tullius Menophilus (legatus Augusti pro praetore)
Dating AD 238–41
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed, r., seen from front, and Sarapis, draped, l.
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ΜΗΝΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, Ε
Reverse design Apollo standing facing, head r., grasping a tree, around which a serpent coils, and holding his r. arm over his head; to l., cloak on stone
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 12.36 g
Axis 1, 2, 6, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 1130
Specimens 19
Note On the rev., sometimes, ΝΩ or no ligature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1958,0304.140
2     P: 696A AMNG 1130/3
3     B: 18276984, Löbb. AMNG 1130/2, pl. XV.3, rev.
4     Cop SNG 255 = AMNG 1130/1
5     ✸ O: Walker
6     Budapest SNG 264
7     Sofia: 9325 NAIM 1389
8     C. Rhodes coll.
9     Cast in BBAW
10     CGT coll.
11     CNG EA 158, 14 Feb. 2007, lot 116
12     CNG EA 158, 14 Feb. 2007, lot 117
13     CNG EA 383, 28 Sept. 2016, lot 364
14     Gorny & Mosch 204, 5 Mar. 2012, lot 1682 = Münzzentrum Rheinland 119, 14 Jan. 2004, lot 135 = Hess 253, 8 Mar. 1983, lot 329
15     Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4159
16     Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4160
17     Künker eLive 38, 2 Dec. 2015, lot 149 = Grün 64, 20 Nov. 2014, lot 1861 = Künker 193, 26 Sept. 2011, lot 923 = Helios 4, 14 Oct. 2009, lot 644
18     Pfeiffer 669
19     Pfeiffer 670, 05