RPC VII.2, 1433


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1433
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 ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟϹ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse design Tyche standing right, holding cornucopia, clasping hands with Gordian III, laureate and toga, standing left, holding scipio; between them, lighted tripod
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference AMNG —; Calomino, Die-sharing G2a/M1
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 1431/1, 1677/1–2 (Tomis). 1–3: same rev. die as 1434/1–14.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Yale: 2004.6.484
2 2     ✸ Hirsch 196, 24 Sept. 1997, lot 867
3 3     Lanz 92, 4 June 1999, lot 990 = Finarte Casa D'Aste 995, 26 Nov. 1996, lot 1168 (C. Fontana coll.)