RPC VII.2, 430


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 430
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 design temple with two columns enclosing figure of Kabeiros standing facing, head left, holding rhyton and hammer; at his feet, left and right, agonistic crown with palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 2
Reference Touratsoglou 140, nos 300–1
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: Delepierre Touratsoglou 140/300
2 2     Rome Pozzi 2165 = Touratsoglou 140/301
3 3     B. Michaux coll.
4 4     C. Rhodes coll.
5 5     ✸ VAuctions 233, 3 Sept. 2009, lot 29