RPC VII.2, 3227


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3227
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 ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, l., seen from front, holding spear over shoulder and shield (decorated with trophy between captive seated facing r. and figure standing l.)
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ [ ], ƐΤ Γ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus
Metal Silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Reference Ganschow 854e; Bland —
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Rauch 92, 22 Apr. 2013, lot 1404 = Giessener Münzhandlung 207, 2012, lot 502 = Giessener Münzhandlung 215, 2013, lot 966