RPC VII.2, 372


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 372
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Thessalonica
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Dating AD 241–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΜΑΡ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΘΕϹϹΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΩ ΝΕΩ, ΠΥΘΙΑ
Reverse design Kabeiros standing left in front of Apollo standing right; Kabeiros holds a hammer and Apollo a laurel branch; they hold together five apples; between then, agonistic crowns with palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 2
Reference Touratsoglou 50, no. 104
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1914,0612.2 Touratsoglou 50/104
2 2     Roma Numismatics EA 7, 26 Apr. 2014, lot 1018