RPC VII.2, 3256


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3256
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year Δ = 4
Dating AD 241
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ, ƐΤΟΥϹ Δ, Β ΝƐ (in field)
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus
Metal Silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 8.36 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Ganschow 867a; Bland 1991a, 19
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.72309 Bland 1991a, 19.1
2     Tübingen SNG 4699
3     ✸ Henseler 1307 = Nomos obolos 2, 14 June 2015, lot 398