RPC VII.2, 1408

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1408
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(WΝΙΟⳞ) 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 Tyche standing l., holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 1159, 1163
Specimens 19 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 4, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17: same obv. die as 1640/1, 4, 8, 10, 12–16, 18–21 (Dionysopolis).
Note On the obv., sometimes, no ligature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1844,0425.934 BMC 87 = AMNG 1159/2
2 2     ✸ B: 18277185, Alter Bestand (vor 1700) AMNG 1159/1
3 3     Ankara: 123-60/41-91 Sammlungen Türkei 38
4 4     Sofia: 7501 NAIM 1434 = AMNG 1159/2
5 5     Sofia: 2286 NAIM 1435 = AMNG 1159/3
6 6     Sofia: 2037 NAIM 1436
7 7     C. Rhodes coll.
8 8     Cast in BBAW
9 9     CGT coll.
10 10     CNG EA 73, 17 Sept. 2003, lot 51
11 11     Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4192
12 12     Hirsch 160, 23 Nov. 1988, lot 576
13 13     M&M GmbH 16, 19 May 2005, lot 323
14 14     M&M AG FPL 558, Sept. 1992, lot 63
15 15     Pfeiffer 693, 10
16 16     Pfeiffer 696
17 17     Rauch MBS 11, 12 Sept. 2006, lot 384
18 18     Ritter FPL 44, April. 1997, lot 651
19 19     Schulten, 19 Mar. 1986, lot 547