RPC VII.2, 434


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 434
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 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, elephant tusk in cylindrical container
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Touratsoglou 142, nos 305–6
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Sofia: 916 Touratsoglou 142/306
2 2     ✸ C. Rhodes coll.
3 3     SNG Evelpidis 1350 = Touratsoglou 142/305