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GORDIAN III
(238 - 244 CE)
(Caesar 238 CE)
Thessalonica, Macedonia
Gordian Obv: AV K M ANTΩNIOC [ΓOPΔIANO]C
Radiate and cuirasssed bust right.
Rev: ΘECCAΛONIKEΩN NEΩK ΠVΘIA
Tripod surmounted by cushion with five balls; prize urn on left, amphora on right each containing palm.
(Moushmov 6817)
25mm / 9.3g
die axis 7:00
Anchialus, Thrace
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: OVΛΠIANΩN A[ΓXIA]ΛEΩN
Combatant standing, with right hand placing wreath on his head, holding in left hand palm. E in left field.
(Moushmov 2919)
29mm / 15.1g
die axis 6:00
Gordian Obv: AVT [--] AVΓ
Laureate head right.
Rev: [A]Γ[X]IA[Λ]EΩ[N]
Dionysos standing left, holding cup and thyrsos [tiger at feet]?.
(?)
24mm / 9.0g
die axis 7:00
Deultum, Thrace
Gordian Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: COL FL PAC DEVLT
Eagle with wings spread, head up.
(Moushmov 3713v)
22mm / 5.2g
die axis 12:00
Gordian Obv: IMP C GORDIANVS PIVS AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: COL FL PAC DEVLT
Serapis standing left with upraised hand & scepter.
(Moushmov 3694)
23mm / 8.0g
die axis 7:00
Gordian Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS AVG
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: COL FL PAC DEVLT
Jupiter seated facing, head left, holding patera and leaning on scepter, drapery over his shoulder,
(Moushmov 3696v)
22mm / 6.4g
die axis 7:00
Gordian Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate and draped bust right.
Rev: COL FL PAC DEVLT
Marsyas standing right, right hand raised, wine-skin over left shoulder.
(SNG Bulgaria 1125 / Jurokova 365)
23mm / 7.5g
die axis 6:00
Hadrianopolis, Thrace
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AV
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: AΔPIANOΠOΛEITΩN
City gate with two towers.
(Moushmov 2701)
26mm / 9.6g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: AΔPIANOΠOΛEI-TΩN
Coiled snake with head right.
(SNG 589/Moushmov 2717)
29mm / 9.4g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT [ΓOP]ΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: [A]ΔPIANOΠ[OΛ]EITΩN
Demeter, veiled, standing left holding corn-ears and torch
(?)
25mm / 6.6g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔ[IANOC AVΓ]
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: AΔPIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae, lit alter at her feet.
(Moushmov 2725)
25mm / 7.5g
die axis 2:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AV
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: [AΔPIANO]ΠOΛEITΩN
Dionysos, holding thyrsos, riding right on panther.
(Moushmov 2707)
25mm / 7.7g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AV
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: AΔPIANOΠOΛEI TΩN
Athena standing left, spear in left hand, leaning on shield with right hand.
(Moushmov 2695)
26mm / 9.8g
die axis 6:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M [ANT] ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: AΔPIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Aesklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent entwined staff and his mantle.
(Moushmov 2691)
25mm / 10.1g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate and draped bust right.
Rev: AΔPIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Artemis standing left, shouldering quiver , while holding bow; stag at his feet.
(Moushmov 2685)
26x28mm / 11.5g
die axis 7:00
die linked
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: AΔPIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Artemis standing left, shouldering quiver , while holding bow; stag at his feet.
(Moushmov 2685)
25mm / 9.0g
die axis 7:00
die linked
Mesembria, Thrace
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: MECAMBPIANΩN
Demeter, standing left holding corn-ears and long torch .
(?)
25mm / 11.7g
die axis 12:00
Odessus, Thrace
Gordian Obv: AVT • M • ANT• ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of the Great God left, wearing kalathos; cornucopia at his shoulder.
Rev: OΔHCCEITΩN
Tetrastyle temple containing statue of Homooia standing left, holding patera over lighted altar and cornucopia. Emperor in facing quadriga in pediment. E in exergue.
(Double striking evident)
(Varbanov 4540v)
28-31mm / 11.51g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of the Great God left, wearing kalathos
Rev: OΔHCCEITΩN
Hygeia standing right, feeding snake from patera. E in left field.
(Moushmov 1679)
27mm / 13.0g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of the Great God left, wearing kalathos
Rev: OΔHCCEITΩN
Prize urn with two palm leaves sticking out the top and ΔAPZAΛEIA across the middle . E in exergue.
(AMNG 2371)
27mm / 10.4g
die axis 6:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANTΩNIOC ΓOPΔIANOC
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of the Great God left, wearing kalathos.
Rev: OΔHCCEITΩN
Tyche standing left, wearing kalathos, holding cornucopia and rudder. E in field before her.
(Moushmov 1676)
27 mm / 12.0g
die axis 12:00
Gordian Obv: [AVT K M ANT Γ]OPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of the Great God left, wearing kalathos; cornucopia at his shoulder.
Rev: [OΔHCCEI]TΩN
Demeter standing left, holding long torch and corn-ears, E to left.
(Moushmov 1659)
26 mm / 8.8 g
die axis 1:00
Perinthus, Thrace
Gordian Obv: [AVT] K M ANT ΓOPΔ[IANOC AVΓ]
Radiate head right.
Rev: ΠEPINΘIΩN ΔIC N[EΩKOPΩN]
Artemis huntress standing right, with right hand raised holding arrow, and left hand a bow, hound below.
Fair (Moushmov 4669)
27mm / 8.6g
die axis 7:00
Viminacium, Moesia Superior
Gordian Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: P M S COL VIM
Moesia standing facing, head left, between a lion and a bull.
AN V (= 243/4 CE), in exergue.
(Varbanov 120)
30 mm / 17.0 g
die axis 8:00
Gordian Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: P M S COL VIM
Moesia standing between a lion and a bull. AN IIII (= 242/3 CE), in exergue.
(Moushmov 33)
29mm / 18.9g
die axis 7:00
Gordian Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: P M S C[O]L VIM
Moesia standing facing, head left, holding a standard in each hand, bull left, lion right; the left standard inscribed VII, & the right inscribed IIII. AN IIII (= 242/3 CE), in exergue.
(Moushmov 31)
22mm / 6.6g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: P M S COL VIM
Moesia standing facing, head left, between bull standing right and lion left. AN ● I● I● I
in exergue.
(Varbanov 112)
30mm / 20.15 g
die axis 6:00
Gordian Obv: IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: P M S COL VIM
Moesia standing facing, head left, between bull standing right and lion left.
AN II (in exergue).
(Martin 1.13.7)
24 mm / 6.8g
die axis 7:00
Gordian Obv: IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: P M S COL VIM
Moesia standing facing, head left, between bull standing right and lion standing left.
AN ● I ● in exergue.
(Varbanov 104)
23 mm / 6.15g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: P M S COL VIM
Moesia standing facing, head left, between bull standing right and lion standing left.
AN ● I ● in exergue.
(Varbanov 104)
23 mm / 4.65g
die axis 7:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - Tullius Menophilus
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of Serapis left, wearing kalathos
Rev: VΠ MHNOΦIΛOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Hera standing left, holding patera & scepter. E in right field.
(?)
27x29mm / 11.2g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of Serapis left, wearing kalathos.
Rev: VΠ MHNOΦIΛO[V M]APKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Tyche standing left, holding rudder & cornucopia. E in right field.
(Moushmov 815)
26x28mm / 12.4g
die axis 6:30
Gordian Obv: M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of Serapis left, wearing kalathos.
Rev: VΠ MHNOΦIΛOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Aesklepios standing left, holding snake-entwined staff. E in left field.
(Moushmov 789)
28x27mm / 13.6g
die axis 7:00
Gordian Obv: M.ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AV[Γ]
Laureate and draped bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of Serapis left, wearing kalathos.
Rev: VΠ MHNOΦIΛOV MAP[K]IANOΠOΛITΩN
Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and a torch. E in right field.
(Moushmov 761)
27mm / 13.6g
die axis 7:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - No legate
Gordian Obv: A M ANTΩNOC [ΓOPΔIANOC]
Laureate bust right.
Rev: MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Crescent with star
(Varbanov 1891v)
15mm / 2.5g
die axis 6:00
Gordian Obv: AVTK M.ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate and draped bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of Serapis left, wearing kalathos.
Rev: VΠ MHNOΦIΛOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Hades-Serapis enthroned left, holding patera and scepter; below - Kerberos the three-headed dog of Hades. E in right field.
(?)
27mm / 12.5g
die axis 7:00
Gordian Obv: M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Homonoia standing left holding patera over burning altar and holding cornucopia.
(Moushmov 770)
26mm / 8.4g
die axis 6:00
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - Sab. Modestus
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC [AVΓ]
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III right.
Rev: VΠ CAB MOΔECTO[V NIKOΠOΛITΩN] ΠPOC ICT
Tetrastyle temple with Tyche within, holding rudder and cornucopia. Dot in center of pediment.
(AMNG 2090)
28mm / 11.5g
die axis 6:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANTW ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Radiate head right.
Rev: [VΠ CAB MOΔ]ECTOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC CTPON
Asklepios standing facing, head left, leaning on serpent entwined staff.
(c.f. AMNG 2059-2062 p508/Varbanov 4167v)
27mm / 11.8g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: AVT.K.M.ANTW.ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VΠ[CAB MOΔEC]TOV [NIKOΠOΛEI]TΩN ΠPOC ICTPO (ΩN and ΠP ligature)
Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm.
(?)
26mm / 8.7g
die axis 12:00
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - No legate
Gordian Obv: [ΑVΤ•Κ•M•ANTΩ•ΓOPΔIANOC]
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: [VΠ CAB MOΔЄCTOV NIKOΠO]ΛEITΩN
ΠPOC ICTPON in exergue.
Tetrastyle temple with Homonoia within, holding patera and cornucopia. Dot in center of pediment.
(AMNG 2089 / SNG Cop. 290)
24x25mm / 7.3g
die axis 1:00
Juliopolis, Bithynia
Gordian Obv: M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Radiate head right.
Rev: IO-VΛ-IO-Π (around) OΛEITΩN (ex)
Legionary eagle between two standards.
(?)
18mm / 2.8g
die axis 6:00
Nicaea, Bithynia
Gordian M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AV
Radiate and draped bust right.
N-I-K-A-I / EΩN
Two legionary vexillum surmounted with capricorns between two standards.
(unlisted )
18 mm / 2.8g
die axis 6:00
Gordian Obv: M ANT ΓO[PΔI]ANOC AV
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: N-IK-AI-E (between) [ΩN] (ex)
Two legionary standards surmounted with capricorns on either side of vexillum surmounted by eagle.
(unlisted)
18 mm / 2.7 g
die axis 12:00
Gordian [M ANT] ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Radiate and draped bust right.
Rev: N-I-K-A-I / EΩN
Two legionary vexillum surmounted with capricorns between two standards.
(unlisted)
20 mm / 3.3g
die axis 1:00
Gordian M ANT [ΓOPΔIA]NOC AVΓ
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev: N-I-K-A-I / EΩN
Two legionary eagles between two standards.
(SNG Cop 526)
18.5 mm / 1.7g
die axis 6:00
Gordian Obv: M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
Radiate and draped bust right.
Rev:N-IK-AI-E (beteen) ΩN (ex)
Three standards.
(?)
20mm / 3.7g
die axis 1:00
Gordian Obv: M ANT ΓOP-ΔIANOC AV
Radiate and draped bust right.
Rev: N-IK-AI-E (between) ΩN (below)
Three standards.
(?)
19mm / 2.5g
die axis 12:00
Edessa, Mesopotamia
Gordian Obv: AVTOK K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB
Draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: M[HT KOΛ EΔ]ECCHNWN
Veiled and turreted bust of City-goddess left; before, small altar and pedestal surmounted by figure of Aquarius, holding water-skin over shoulder.
(GIC 3789)
28x30mm / 16.85g
die axis 4:00
Nisibis, Mesopotamia
Gordian Obv:AVTOC K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CE
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: CEΠ KOA [NECIBI MHT]
Turreted and draped bust of City-goddess right.
(GIC 3790v)
25mm / 17.6g
die axis 11:00