RPC VII.2, 1378

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1378
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 Homonoia standing l., holding patera and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference AMNG —
Specimens 13 (1 in the core collections)
Note On the rev., the Ε is retrograde.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18277180, 1917/190
2 2     Auctiones 25, 19 June 1995, lot 576
3 3     C. Rhodes coll.
4 4     Cast in BBAW
5 5     Cast in BBAW
6 6     CGT coll.
7 7     CNG EA 155, 3 Jan. 2007, lot 234
8 8     ✸ CNG EA 378, 13 July 2016, lot 289
9 9     Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4174
10 10     Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4175 = Müller 62, 19 May 1989, lot 247
11 11     Lanz 32, 29 Apr. 1985, lot 742
12 12     M&M AG FPL 550, Jan. 1992, lot 11
13 13     Rauch 71, 28 Apr. 2003, lot 255