RPC VII.2, 1675


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1675
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Tomis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Person (rev.) 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 Gordian III standing left, holding patera over altar and spear; behind him, Nike standing left, placing wreath on Gordian's head, holding palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference AMNG 3367; Calomino, Die-sharing T2
Specimens 2 (1 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), 1673/1–2, 1676/1–17, 20–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18278168, I-B AMNG 3367/1
2 2     ✸ Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio), 12 Jan. 2017, lot 5216 = Nomos obolos 5, 26 June 2016, lot 725