RPC VII.2, 1430

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1430
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Marcianopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Magistrate Prosius Tertullianus (legatus Augusti pro praetore)
Dating AD 241–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, l., seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass, raising r. hand, in l. hand holding globe
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ΤΕΡΤΥΛΛΙΑΝΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Athena seated l., holding Nike and spear; shield against her throne
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference AMNG —; Calomino, Die-sharing M3
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 2–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 1432/1–3, 1434/1–14, 1492/1–17 (Odessus), 1493/1–8 (Odessus), 1494/1–10 (Odessus), 1495/1–13 (Odessus), 1496/1–5, 7–29 (Odessus), 1497/1–19 (Odessus), 1673/1–2 (Tomis), 1675/1–2 (Tomis), 1676/1–17, 20–3 (Tomis).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Sofia: 8490 NAIM 1361
2 2     C. Rhodes coll.
3 3     cgb.fr MBS 43, 29 Apr. 2010, lot 540 = Gorny & Mosch 117, 14 Oct. 2002, lot 356
4 4     ✸ CNG MBS 69, 8 June 2005, lot 918 = Leu 72, 12 May 1998, lot 498 = Rauch 60, 3 Nov. 1997, lot 232