MOESIA INFERIOR Nicopolis Gordian III AD 238-244. Bronze (AE; 26-27mm; 12.58g; 7h) (Sab. Modestus, legatus) [AVT] K M ANTΩNIOC - ΓΟΡΔΙAΝΟC Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. [VΠ CAB MOΔECTOV] – NIKOΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ (ligate) ΠP (ligate) / ICTPON Tetrastyle temple, within which statue of male god, holding shield in his right: Ares. Very rare with radiate bust.
AMNG p. 514, 2086; BMC – cf. p. 52, 78 (with Fortuna or Nemesis); SNG Cop. - cf. 290 (Concordia); SNG Hunter. - cf. 990 (Tyche); SNG Mü. -; SNG Tü.-.