RPC VII.2, 1411

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1411
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 Zeus seated l., holding patera over eagle and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference AMNG 1124–5
Specimens 21 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 7: same obv. die as 1416/2–3, 1624/9, 25 (Dionysopolis).
Note On the obv., sometimes, ligature ΑΥΓ or ΑΥΓ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: L 1256 AMNG 1124/1
2 2     B: 18276921, Fox AMNG 1125/1
3 3     V: GR 35438
4 4     Sofia: 2052 NAIM 1443 = AMNG 1124/2
5 5     Sofia: 4491 NAIM 1444
6 6     C. Rhodes coll.
7 7     C. Rhodes coll.
8 8     C. Rhodes coll.
9 9     ✸ C. Rhodes coll. = CNG EA 305, 26 June 2013, lot 195
10 10     CGT coll.
11 11     CGT coll.
12 12     CNG EA 224, 16 Dec. 2009, lot 339
13 13     CNG EA 320, 12 Feb. 2014, lot 251
14 14     CNG EA 380, 10 Aug. 2016, lot 366
15 15     Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4189
16 16     Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4193 = CNG EA 176, 14 Nov. 2007, lot 198
17 17     M&M GmbH 16, 19 May 2005, lot 320
18 18     Noble 110, 17 Nov. 2015, lot 2667
19 19     Pfeiffer 662
20 20     Pfeiffer 663
21 21     Rauch Summer 2008, 15 Sept. 2008, lot 888