RPC VII.2, 1373


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1373
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 ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed, right, seen from rear, and Sarapis, draped, left
Reverse design Hermes standing left, holding purse and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 7
Reference AMNG —
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note The identification of the deity on the rev. as Hermes is suggested by the winged sandals.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
2 2     Pfeiffer 680, 10