RPC VII.2, 3232

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3232
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 ϹƐ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ(ΙΑϹ) Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Γ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus
Metal Silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.80 g
Axis 12
Reference Ganschow 854b; Bland 1991a, 9
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 713 Bland 1991a, 9.1
2     ✸ Henseler 1295 = Künker 49, 15 June 1999, lot 314 = Ganschow 854b
3     VAuctions 254, 28 Oct. 2010, lot 44 = Ganschow 854b