RPC VII.2, 3224


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3224
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 ΑΝΤΩ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ(Ι) ΓΟΡΔΙΑ(ΝΙ) ΟΙΚΟΥ, ΕΤ Γ, Β ΝΕ (in field)
Reverse design agonistic crown containing two palm branches; above, small view of Mount Argaeus
Metal silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 861a–b; Bland 1991a, 15
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙ ΓΟΡΔΙΑ (Ganschow 861b; Bland 1991a, 15) or ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΙ (Ganschow 861a; Bland 1991a, —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18274495, Löbb. Bland 1991a, 15.1 = Ganschow 861b
2 2     ✸ Henseler 1302 = CNG 85, 15 Sept. 2010, lot 618 = Ganschow 861a
3 3     Henseler 1303 = Ganschow 861b