RPC VII.2, 1355

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1355
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 ΑΝΤWΝΙΟⳞ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥΓ
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 aerial view of the city walls enclosing temple and altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.65 g
Axis 1
Reference AMNG —
Specimens 3
Note On the rev., the value mark Ε is inscribed on the entrance of the front gate.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     C. Rhodes coll.
2     Lanz 153, 12 Dec. 2011, lot 533
3     ✸ Lanz 159, 8 Dec. 2014, lot 540