RPC VII.2, 1416

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1416
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
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed, r., seen from rear, and Sarapis, draped, l.
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ΜΗΝΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩ, Ε
Reverse design Zeus standing l., holding thunderbolt over eagle and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.45 g
Axis 1, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 1121
Specimens 17
Die-links 2–3: same obv. die as 1411/7, 1624/9, 25 (Dionysopolis).
Note On the obv., sometimes, no ligature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1958,0304.141
2     B: 18276811, Löbb.
3     O: Walker Schulten, 19 Apr. 1989, lot 552
4     Budapest SNG 262
5     Asta del Titano 34, 4 Oct. 2009, lot 230
6     C. Rhodes coll.
7     C. Rhodes coll.
8     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
9     C. Rhodes coll.
10     Cast in BBAW
11     CGT coll.
12     CNG EA 158, 14 Feb. 2007, lot 115
13     Hirsch 166, 16 May 1990, lot 1203
14     Hirsch 271, 17 Feb. 2011, lot 2516
15     Münzzentrum Rheinland 184, 16 May 2018, lot 268
16     Pfeiffer 660
17     Rauch 38, 22 Apr. 1987, lot 746