RPC VII.2, 3225


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3225
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 trophy between captive seated facing right and figure standing left)
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑ Β ΝΕ, ΕΤ Γ
Reverse design agonistic crown containing two palm branches; above, small view of Mount Argaeus
Metal silver
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 860; Bland 1991a, 17
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18274496, Löbb. Bland 1991a, 17.1
2 2     ✸ Roma Numismatics XIX, 26 Mar. 2020, lot 672