RPC VII.2, 1417

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1417
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 laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ΜΗΝΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo standing facing, head r., grasping a tree, around which a serpent coils, and holding his r. arm over his head; to l., cloak on stone
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 10.32 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference AMNG 1090
Specimens 13 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 703 AMNG 1090/1
2     Mu AMNG 1090/2 = SNG 367
3     ✸ O: Baldwin
4     Blagoevgrad: 1.5.11/12379 CCCHBulg IV 307
5     Sofia: 10168 NAIM 1346
6     B. Michaux coll.
7     C. Rhodes coll.
8     C. Rhodes coll.
9     CGT coll.
10     Gorny & Mosch 170, 13 Oct. 2008, lot 1658
11     Künker 89, 8 Mar. 2004, lot 2500
12     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 35, 6 Sept. 2015, lot 349
13     Pfeiffer 631, 20