RPC VII.2, 1640

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1640
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Dionysopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ(WΝΙΟⳞ) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed, r., seen from rear, and Sarapis, draped, l.
Reverse inscription ΔΙΟΝΥϹΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ, Ε
Reverse design Theos Megas riding on horse r., raising r. hand and holding cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.55 g
Axis 1, 2, 6, 12
Reference AMNG —
Specimens 32
Die-links 1, 4, 8, 10, 12–16, 18–21: same obv. die as 1408/1, 4, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17 (Marcianopolis).
Note On the obv., sometimes, no ligature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.15246 Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 556, pl. 53, no. 237
2     Balchik: 78 Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 556, pl. 53, no. 234
3     Dobrich: I 4330 Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 556, pl. 53, no. 236
4     Gotha: 1./Co2948
5     Sofia: 5609 NAIM 378
6     B. Michaux coll.
7     C. Rhodes coll.
8     CGT coll.
9     CGT coll.
10     CNG EA 356, 29 July 2015, lot 292
11     CNG EA 373, 20 Apr. 2016, lot 252
12     CNG EA 375, 1 June 2016, lot 496
13     Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4109
14     Gorny & Mosch EA 274, 20 Nov. 2020, lot 2133 = Gorny & Mosch 241, 10 Oct. 2016, lot 1725 = Gorny & Mosch 160, 9 Oct. 2007, lot 1779 = Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 229
15     Gorny & Mosch EA 274, 20 Nov. 2020, lot 2135
16     Naumann 42, 3 Apr. 2016, lot 364
17     Naumann 45, 3 July 2016, lot 346
18     Naumann 76, 7 Apr. 2019, lot 219
19     Rauch EA 12, 23 Mar. 2013, lot 913 = Rauch Summer 2008, 15 Sept. 2008, lot 897 = Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 225
20     Rauch Summer 2010, 13 Sept. 2010, lot 1085 = Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 228
21     Roma Numismatics EA 32, 7 Jan. 2017, lot 622 = Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 232
22     Roma Numismatics EA 73, 23 July 2020, lot 26 = Naumann 14, 5 Feb. 1999, lot 823 = Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 556, pl. 53, no. 238
23     Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 223
24     Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 224
25     Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 226
26     Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 230
27     Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 231
28     Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 232
29     Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 556, pl. 53, no. 233
30     Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 556, pl. 53, no. 235
31     Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 556, pl. 53, no. 239
32     VAuctions 313, 20 Nov. 2014, lot 142 = Tachev, Dionysopolis p. 554, pl. 52, no. 227