RPC VII.2, 1434

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1434
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 ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩ, ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ
Reverse design Tyche standing r., holding cornucopia, clasping hands with Gordian III, laureate and toga, standing l., holding scipio; between them, lighted tripod
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 25.73 g
Axis 1, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 1098; Calomino, Die-sharing M1
Specimens 14 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–14: same pair of dies. 1–14: same obv. die as 1430/1–4, 1432/1–3, 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). 1–14: same rev. die as 1433/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1844,0425.1916 BMC 80 = AMNG 1098/2
2     P: 697 AMNG 1098/3
3     B: 18276618 AMNG 1098/1
4     V: GR 7975 AMNG 1098/4
5     Sofia: 8789 NAIM 1364
6     Warsaw: 216398
7     C. Rhodes coll.
8     CGT coll.
9     Egger 46, 11 May 1914 (Prowe III), lot 130
10     Inasta 16, 7 May 2006, lot 388
11     Künker 24, 10 Mar. 1993, lot 502 = Müller 71, 26 June 1992, lot 347 = Aufhäuser 8, 9 Oct. 1991, lot 515 = Hirsch 147, 25 Sept. 1985, lot 560
12     Lanz 112, 25 Nov. 2002, lot 770
13     Peus 364, 27 Apr. 2000, lot 287
14     Roma Numismatics 5, 23 Mar. 2013, lot 866 = Lanz 114, 26 May 2003, lot 601