RPC VII.2, 405

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 405
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Thessalonica
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Dating AD 241–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟϹ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front; beneath bust, pellet
Reverse inscription ΘƐϹϹΑΛΟΝΙΚƐΩΝ ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ, ΠΥΘΙΑ (on column)
Reverse design Nike standing l., holding wreath and palm, resting l. elbow on column; at feet, agonistic crown with palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 11.22 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Touratsoglou 146, nos 313–16
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1445 Touratsoglou 146/315
2     NY: 1944.100.11915 SNG 884 = Touratsoglou 146/313
3     ✸ Alpha Bank: 7689
4     Naumann 52, 2 Apr. 2017, lot 249
5     Saint Paul Antiques 4, 22 Apr. 2017, lot 216