RPC VII.2, 3223


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3223
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year Γ = 3
Dating AD 240
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, left, seen from front, holding spear over shoulder and shield (decorated with figure standing left, holding spear, crowned by Nike)
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΙ ΟΙΚ, ΕΤ Γ, Β ΝΕ (in field)
Reverse design agonistic crown containing two palm branches; above, small view of Mount Argaeus
Metal silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 861c; Bland 1991a, 16
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.72308 Bland 1991a, 16.1
2 2     ✸ Nomos 32, 8 June 2024, lot 221 = Aufhäuser 17, 18 Mar. 2003, lot 508