RPC VII.2, 2996

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2996
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Pupienus and Balbinus
Person (obv.) Pupienus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Pupienus (Augustus) ; Balbinus (Augustus) ; Gordian III (Caesar)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚƐϹ Μ ΛΟΔ (sic) ΠΟΠΛΗΝΙΟϹ (sic) ϹƐΒ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Clodius Pupienus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pupienus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΩΛƐΟϹ (sic) Α, Μ Κ Α Γ Β
Reverse design confronted heads of Pupienus, laureate, r., and of Balbinus, laureate, l.; between, laureate head of Gordian III, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)
Note Although only Caesar, Gordian III is here depicted laureate.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1389 SNG 1634 = Wa 4664
2 2     B: 18274164, Löbb.
3 3     ✸ B: 18274166, 1876/601
4 4     B. Michaux coll.
5 5     CNG MBS 69, 8 June 2005, lot 1167 = SNG Levante 1117 = Vecchi 1, 1 Feb. 1996, lot 890
6 6     Peus EA 420, 18 Nov. 2017, lot 6555
7 7     Ziegler 750