RPC VII.2, 1364

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1364
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 ΑΥΓ
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 ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, Ε
Reverse design Dionysus standing l., holding cantharus over panther and thyrsus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 1, 7
Reference AMNG 1147
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 86 = AMNG 1147/1
2 2     ✸ O: Evans
3 3     AMNG 1147/2 = Schulten, 19 Mar. 1986, lot 543
4 4     B. Michaux coll.
5 5     C. Rhodes coll.
6 6     C. Rhodes coll.
7 7     Pfeiffer 683
8 8     Pfeiffer 683, 01 = Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4170