RPC VII.2, 1359

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1359
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 ΑΥ(Γ)
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 Demeter seated l., on cista, holding ears of corn and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 12.78 g
Axis 1, 2, 6, 7
Reference AMNG 1129
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18276983, Löbb. AMNG 1129/1, pl. XIV.15, rev.
2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.15319
3     Sofia: 96 NAIM 1410
4     Cast in BBAW = AMNG 1129/2, trade
5     CGT coll.
6     Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4169
7     Pfeiffer 668
8     Pfeiffer 668, 20
9     Rauch EA 17, 10 July 2015, lot 146