RPC VII.2, 1418

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1418
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 Demeter standing l., holding ears of corn and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 9.68 g
Axis 1, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 1088–9
Specimens 25 (6 in the core collections)
Note On the rev., sometimes, no ligature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: L 2208 AMNG 1088/4
2     B: 18276493, Löbb.
3     Mu SNG 365 = AMNG 1088/2
4     Mu SNG 366
5     NY: 1997.32.73
6     ✸ O: Walker Kölner Münzkabinett 45, 18 Nov. 1987, lot 280
7     Leeds-UL: 1435
8     Sofia: 4721 NAIM 1347
9     Sofia: 5446 NAIM 1348
10     Sofia: 7462 NAIM 1349
11     C. Rhodes coll.
12     C. Rhodes coll.
13     Cast in BBAW
14     Cast in BBAW
15     CGT coll.
16     CGT coll.
17     CGT coll.
18     CGT coll.
19     CGT coll.
20     CGT coll.
21     Pfeiffer 629
22     Pfeiffer 630
23     Pfeiffer 631
24     Pfeiffer 631, 10
25     SNG Evelpidis 833