RPC VII.2, 705


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 705
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Hadrianopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Gordian III and his army: on bridge, Gordian III, in military dress, riding right on horseback, raising right arm, facing group of soldiers advancing right, some of them holding standards; below the bridge, in three arches, galleys advancing left with, on board, rowers
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Reference Jurukova, Hadrianopolis
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Lanz 82, 24 Nov. 1997, lot 597
2 2     NAC 78, 26 May 2014, lot 1080