RPC VII.2, 1432

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1432
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Marcianopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Person (rev.) 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 ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Gordian standing l., holding spear and parazonium; behind him, Nike standing l., placing wreath on Gordian's head, holding palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 27.15 g
Axis 1
Reference AMNG 1099; Calomino, Die-sharing M2
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die as 1430/1–4, 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). 3: same rev. die as 1431/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Boston: 64.2154
2     Sofia: 1277 NAIM 1362
3     ✸ CNG EA 112, 13 Apr. 2005, lot 104