RPC VII.2, 1353

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1353
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 Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed, r., seen from rear, and Sarapis, draped, l.
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ΜΗΝΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, Ε
Reverse design city gate
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 12.09 g
Axis 1, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 1168–9
Specimens 21 (5 in the core collections)
Note On the rev., sometimes, no ligature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 688 AMNG 1168/2
2     ✸ B: 18277365, 1906 Löbb. AMNG 1168/1, pl. XX, 15, rev.
3     Cop SNG 259 = Egger 41, 18 Nov. 1912, lot 212
4     V: GR 43520
5     V: GR 27335_194
6     Sofia: 9326 NAIM 1445
7     Sofia: 1010 NAIM 1446
8     C. Rhodes coll.
9     Cast in BBAW
10     CGT coll.
11     CNG 46, 24 June 1998, lot 800
12     CNG 88, 14 Sept. 2011, lot 700
13     CNG EA 158, 14 Feb. 2007, lot 119
14     CNG EA 176, 14 Nov. 2007, lot 200
15     CNG EA 213, 1 July 2009, lot 261
16     CNG EA 213, 1 July 2009, lot 262
17     CNG EA 310, 4 Sept. 2013, lot 201 = Rauch 89, 5 Dec. 2011, lot 1873
18     Pfeiffer 700
19     Pfeiffer 701
20     Pfeiffer 702
21     Rauch 105, 16 Nov. 2017, lot 127