RPC VII.2, 3261

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3261
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
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν, ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; above, wreath
Metal Silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 8.67 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 868h–i; Bland 1991a, 29–30
Specimens 10
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow 868h; Bland 30) or ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ (Ganschow 868i; Bland 29).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18274501, Fox Bland 1991a, 31.1
2     NY: 1953.171.1659 Bland 1991a, 29.1
3     NY: 1953.171.1661 Bland 1991a, 30.1
4     V: GR 20182 Bland 1991a, 29.2
5     CGT coll. = Ganschow 868h
6     ✸ CNG EA 239, 25 Aug. 2010, lot 331 = Ganschow 868h
7     CNG EA 283, 25 July 2012, lot 179 = Ganschow 868d
8     Helios 5, 25 June 2010, lot 1100 = Nomos obolos 18, 21 Feb. 2021, 644 = Giessener Münzhandlung 31, 24 Apr. 1985, lot 388 = Ganschow 868h
9     Henseler 1309 = Ganschow 868i
10     Pecunem Gitbud Numismatik 1, 11 Dec. 2016, lot 98 = Ganschow 868h