RPC VII.2, 1356

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1356
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 Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ 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 11.63 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference AMNG —
Specimens 6
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     Aufhäuser 15, 21 Mar. 2000, lot 407
2     C. Rhodes coll.
3     CNG Triton X, 9 Jan. 2007, lot 719
4     Gorny & Mosch 115, 5 Mar. 2002, lot 1262
5     ✸ R. Hoppensteadt coll. = CNG 88, 14 Sept. 2011, lot 701 = Lanz 97, 22 May 2000, lot 845
6     Roma Numismatics EA 44, 3 Mar. 2018, lot 472 = Gorny & Mosch 241, 10 Oct. 2016, lot 1743 = Lanz 141, 26 May 2008, lot 662 = Gorny & Mosch 160, 9 Oct. 2007, lot 1789