RPC VII.2, 1361

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1361
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(WΝΙΟⳞ) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥ(Γ)
Nominative Imperator Caesar 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 ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩ(Ν), Ε
Reverse design Demeter standing l., holding ears of corn and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.47 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 1127
Specimens 31 (6 in the core collections)
Note On the rev., E is sometimes retrograde.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 696B AMNG 1127/1
2     B: 18276986, 1915/104
3     C: 567-2005
4     C McClean 4387
5     ✸ O: Walker Schulten, 11 Apr. 1989, lot 551 = Müller 59, 23 Sept. 1988, lot 249
6     V: GR 38325
7     Cracow: MNK VII-A-6432 SNG 134
8     Sofia: 10298 NAIM 1408
9     Sofia: 9154 NAIM 1409
10     C. Rhodes coll.
11     C. Rhodes coll.
12     C. Rhodes coll.
13     C. Rhodes coll.
14     C. Rhodes coll.
15     Cast in BBAW
16     CGT coll.
17     CGT coll.
18     CGT coll.
19     CGT coll.
20     CGT coll.
21     CGT coll.
22     CGT coll.
23     CNG EA 382, 7 Sept. 2016, lot 219
24     J. Bajer coll.
25     Nomos obolos 5, 26 June 2016, lot 733
26     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 29, 1 Mar. 2015, lot 370
27     Pfeiffer 666
28     Pfeiffer 667
29     Pfeiffer 667, 10
30     Pfeiffer 667, 13
31     Pfeiffer 667, 14