RPC VII.2, 454

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 454
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, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΘƐϹϹΑΛΟΝΙΚƐΩΝ ΠΥΘΙΑ
Reverse design tripod on top of which five apples, decorated with wreath; to l., purse; to r., amphora
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 11.21 g
Axis 1, 3, 7, 12
Reference Touratsoglou 58–60, nos 115–20
Specimens 9 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1465 Touratsoglou 60/119
2     B: 18272692, Löbb. Touratsoglou 59/116
3     C: Leake Touratsoglou 58/115
4     G SNG 715 = Hunter 73 = Touratsoglou 60/121
5     ✸ O: Walker Schulten Apr. 1989, lot 567 = Schulten Apr. 1988, lot 789 = Schulten June 1982, lot 1071
6     A: 237/1978, Mac. hoard Touratsoglou 59/117
7     A: Protonotarios Touratsoglou 59/118
8     Alpha Bank: 7670
9     CGT coll.