RPC VII.2, 3255

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3255
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year Δ = 4
Dating AD 241
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 ΚΑΙϹΑ(Ρ) Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus
Metal Silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 9.46 g
Axis 12
Reference Ganschow 866c–d; Bland 1991a, 34–5
Specimens 6 (1 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙϹΑ Β Ν (Ganschow 866c; Bland 1991a, 35) or ΚΑΙϹΑΡ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 866d; Bland 1991a, 34).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 716 Bland 1991a, 35.1
2     Aufhäuser 17, 18 Mar. 2003, lot 509
3     CNG EA 322, 12 Mar. 2014, lot 474 = CNG EA 287, 26 Sept. 2012, lot 307 = Ganschow 866c
4     Glendining, 12 Oct. 1992, lot 239 = Bland 1991a, 34.1
5     Henseler 1305 = Ganschow 866d
6     Naumann 92, 2 Aug. 2020, lot 613 = Ganschow 866d