RPC VII.2, 3242


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3242
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 ϹƐΒΑ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙ, ƐΤ Γ, Β ΝƐ (in field)
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; above, star
Metal Silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference Ganschow 858b; Bland 1991a, 7; S 600b
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18274491, Löbb. Bland 1991a, 7.1
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.72306 Bland 1991a, 7.2
3 3     CGB Monnaies 21, 18 June 2004, lot 3023