RPC VII.2, 1370

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1370
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
Reverse design Hermes standing l., holding purse and caduceus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.07 g
Axis 1, 2, 12
Reference AMNG 1145
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
Note The lack of E on the rev. might be an engraver's error.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     V: GR 7974 AMNG 1145/1
2     Sofia: 3194 NAIM 1415
3     CGT coll.
4     CNG EA 352, 3 June 2015, lot 226
5     ✸ CNG EA 358, 26 Aug. 2015, lot 226 = Hirsch 164, 29 Nov. 1989, lot 707