RPC VII.2, 380

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 380
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Thessalonica
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Dating AD 241–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟϹ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΘΕϹϹΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΩΝ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo standing left, legs crossed, holding laurel branch, and resting on column against which is a bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 2, 7
Reference Touratsoglou 130–1, nos 276–8
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1456 Touratsoglou 131/278
2 2     Mu Touratsoglou 130/276
3 3     ✸ O: Walker Schulten Apr. 1988, lot 788 = Müller 44, 16 Dec. 1983, lot 513
4 4     A: 235/1978 Touratsoglou 130/277 = Macedonia hoard
5 5     C. Rhodes coll.