RPC VII.2, 421


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 421
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
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse design temple with four columns on podium seen in perspective from left; pellet in pediment
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 2, 7
Reference Touratsoglou 158, nos 336–9
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     C: 3236-2007, Mossop Touratsoglou 158/337
2 2     C: Leake Touratsoglou 158/338
3 3     A: 1356a Touratsoglou 158/339
4 4     Bern: N/G745 Touratsoglou 158/336
5 5     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.