RPC VII.2, 1673


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1673
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Tomis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, left, seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass, raising right hand, in left hand holding globe
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΠΟΝΤΟΥ ΤΟΜΕΩϹ
Reverse design Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent from patera, facing Asclepius standing facing, head left, holding serpent staff; between them, Telesphorus standing, facing
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Reference AMNG 3364; Calomino, Die-sharing T3
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 1430/1–4 (Marcianopolis), 1432/1–3 (Marcianopolis), 1434/1–14 (Marcianopolis), 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), 1675/1–2, 1676/1–17, 20–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Soutzo coll. = AMNG 3364/1
2 2     ✸ Trade (eBay, 2021)