RPC VII.2, 3260

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3260
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 front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν, ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; above, wreath
Metal Silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 7.99 g
Axis 12
Reference Ganschow 868b–c; Bland 1991a, 27–8
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow 868b; Bland 1991a, 28) or ΚΑΙϹΑ (Ganschow 868c; Bland 1991a, 27).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ O: Walker Bland 1991a, 27.1
2     CNG EA 293, 19 Dec. 2012, lot 183 = Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 6, 4 Aug. 2013, lot 291 = Bruun Rasmussen, 12 Apr. 2020, lot 5048 = Ganschow 868b
3     Henseler 1308 = Lanz 154, 11 June 2012, lot 443 = Ganschow 868b
4     Schulten 11 Apr. 1988, lot 605 = Bland 1991a, 28.1