RPC VII.2, 1373

 

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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 ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥΓ
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 Hermes standing l., holding purse and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.91 g
Axis 7
Reference AMNG —
Specimens 2
Note The identification of the deity on the rev. as Hermes is suggested by the winged sandals.

Specimens of this coin type

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