CNG Triton XXV 2022, Lot 634 (January 2022) Pc 1019
MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. Gordian III. AD 238-244.
Æ Medallion (38mm, 65.49 g, 1h). Dated CY 2 (AD 240/1).
IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
P M S C OL VIM, Moesia standing facing, head left, extending hands to bull and lion standing at her feet on either side; AN · I · I · (date) in exergue. H&J, Viminacium –; AMNG I/1 75 = Varbanov 106; B. Pick, “Inedita der Sammlung Mandl in Budapest” in NZ 23 (1891), p. 31 (citing examples in the Löbbecke Collection and the Wiener Cabinet). Green patina, light chipping at edge of obverse. VF. Extremely rare.
Ex Roma E-Sale 53 (7 February 2019), lot 844 Gordian III Æ Medallion. Viminacium Moesiae, dated CY II = AD 240/1. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / P M S COL VIM, Moesia standing facing, head left, extending hands; to left, bull standing right; to right, lion standing left; AN ·I·I· (date) in exergue. Martin I, 12 var. 4. 65.56g, 38mm, 2h. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica AG, Auction 72, 16 May 2013, lot 1687. Good Very Fine, some minor edge chipping, but otherwise a pleasing green patina. The unusually thick (8mm) and heavy flan, making this currently the heaviest example in CoinArchives, also serve to make it particularly interesting and rather rare.
Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 72 (16 May 2013), lot 1687.