RPC VII.2, 455

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 455
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Thessalonica
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Dating AD 241–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤΩ(ΝΙΟϹ) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design radiate, 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 10.55 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Touratsoglou 56–7, nos 113–14; 62–3, nos 124–5
Specimens 6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1466 Touratsoglou 56/113
2     Milan: 7264 Touratsoglou 62/123
3     Yale: 2004.6.1401 Touratsoglou 57/114
4     London Ancient Coins L, 26 Mar. 2014, lot 112
5     ✸ Savoca 81st Blue, 18 July 2020, lot 663
6     SNG Evelpidis 1351 = Touratsoglou 62/124