RPC VII.2, 1465

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1465
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Marcianopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Without governor name, Gordian III
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 ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Homonoia standing l., holding patera and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference AMNG 1113
Specimens 20 (3 in the core collections)
Note On the obv. and on the rev., sometimes, no ligatures. Several coins from the same rev. die seem to show some sort of shield at Homonoia’s feet, but it is probably a break in the die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18276754, 1915/100
2     C: 353-2005
3     G SNG 1005
4     Sofia: 8516 NAIM 1371
5     Sofia: 4380 NAIM 1372
6     Sofia: 3055 NAIM 1373
7     Agora Auctions 19, 28 Oct. 2014, lot 55 = Agora Auctions 6, 11 Mar. 2014, lot 129
8     Berk 87, 13 Sept. 1995, lot 644
9     C. Rhodes coll.
10     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
11     C. Rhodes coll.
12     Cast in BBAW
13     CGT coll.
14     CNA 10, 21 Mar. 1990, lot 339
15     Grün 54, 16 Nov. 2010, lot 130 = Grün 52, 13 Nov. 2009, lot 159
16     Hirsch 152, 26 Nov. 1986, lot 704
17     Lanz 50, 27 Nov. 1989, lot 754
18     Münzzentrum Rheinland 108, 5 Sept. 2001, lot 215
19     Pfeiffer 648
20     Pfeiffer 649