RPC VII.2, 3239

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3239
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year Γ = 3
Dating AD 240
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ 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 ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ, ƐΤΟΥϹ Γ, Β ΝƐ (in field)
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus
Metal Silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 855d; Bland 1991a, 2
Specimens 12 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 715 Bland 1991a, 2.4
2     B: 18274493, Löbb. Bland 1991a, 2.1
3     B: 18274494, Löbb. Bland 1991a, 2.2
4     O: Walker Bland 1991a, 2.3
5     V: GR 37299 Bland 1991a, 2.5
6     B. Michaux coll. = Biga Numismatics 8, 20 Feb. 2022, lot 486
7     CNG 85, 15 Sept. 2010, lot 617
8     CNG EA 247, 12 Jan. 2011, lot 231
9     Henseler 1298 = Giessener Münzhandlung 104, 2000, lot 745 = Giessener Münzhandlung 95, 1999, lot 603
10     ✸ M&M AG 81, 18 Sept. 1995, lot 672 = Triton I, 2 Dec. 1997, lot 701 = CNG MBS 69, 8 June 2005, lot 1189
11     Nomos obolos 2, 14 June 2015, lot 395
12     Numismatic Fine Arts MBS 12 Oct. 1988, lot 1000 = Spink N Circular Dec. 1993, lot 8387 = Peus 366, 29 Oct. 2000, lot 1056 = Bland 1991a 2.6