RPC VII.2, 1357

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1357
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
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 28 mm
Average weight 12.41 g
Axis 1, 2
Reference AMNG 1167
Specimens 5
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     Mu SNG 375
2     Sofia: 10943 NAIM 1447
3     Yale: ILE2013.17.391 CNG MBS 58, 19 Sept. 2001, lot 907 = Gorny & Mosch 104, 9 Oct. 2000, lot 571
4     CNG MBS 82, 16 Sept. 2009, lot 822
5     ✸ CNG Triton 14, 4 Jan. 2011, lot 789