RPC VII.2, 1369

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1369
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 ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩ, Ε
Reverse design Heracles standing facing, head l., holding club and apples, lion skin on shoulder
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 12.35 g
Axis 1, 2
Reference AMNG 1151
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18277152, Löbb. AMNG 1151/1, pl. XVII.16, rev.
2     NY: 1923.17.7
3     C. Rhodes coll.
4     C. Rhodes coll.
5     Cast in BBAW
6     ✸ Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4172
7     Künker 23, 30 Sept. 1992, lot 652 = Müller 68, 20 Sept. 1991, lot 204
8     Pfeiffer 688