RPC VII.2, 3240


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3240
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 radiate, 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 23 mm
Average weight 9.58 g
Axis 12
Reference Ganschow 855i; Bland 1991a —
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Elsen 90, 9 Dec. 2006, lot 417
2     ✸ Henseler 1299 = CNG EA 313, 23 Oct. 2013, lot 177