RPC VII.2, 3262

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3262
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
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ(Π) ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν, ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; above, wreath
Metal Silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.26 g
Axis 1, 6, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 868d–f; Bland 1991a, 31, 36–9
Specimens 34
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow 868d; Bland 1991a, 31, 36 corr. and 39), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ (Ganschow 868e; Bland 1991a, 38) or ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑ (Ganschow 868g; Bland 1991a, 37).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: G.2284 BMC 341 = Bland 1991a, 39.3
2     L: 1979,0101.1152 SNG vA 6524 = Bank Leu 18, 5 May 1977, lot 372 = Bland 1991a, 39.4
3     P: 717 Bland 1991a, 39.5
4     B: 18274500, I-B Bland 1991a, 36.1
5     B: 18274499, Löbb. Bland 1991a, 38.1
6     B: 18274497, Löbb. Bland 1991a, 39.1
7     B: 18274502, Löbb. Bland 1991a, 39.2
8     NY: 1911.87.24 Bland 1991a, 31.2
9     NY: 1953.171.1660 Bland 1991a, 38.2
10     NY: 1992.41.52 Ganschow 868d
11     Tübingen SNG 4698 = Ganschow 868e
12     Verona SNG 1846 = Ganschow 868d
13     Bland 1991a, 39.8
14     CNG 15, 15 June 1991, lot 389 = Bland 1991a, 39.7
15     CNG 85, 15 Sept. 2010, lot 622 = Ganschow 868d
16     CNG Coin Shop 869829 = Ganschow 868g
17     CNG EA 235, 23 June 2010, lot 363 = Ganschow 868d
18     CNG EA 239, 25 Aug. 2010, lot 331 = Ganschow 868d
19     CNG EA 243, 27 Oct. 2010, lot 262 = Ganschow 868d
20     CNG EA 247, 12 Jan. 2011, lot 232 = Ganschow 868d
21     CNG EA 251, 9 Mar. 2011, lot 230 = Ganschow 868e
22     ✸ CNG EA 281, 20 June 2012, lot 239 = Ganschow 868d
23     Elsen 83, 12 Mar. 2005, lot 655 = Aufhäuser 18, 5 Oct. 2004, lot 518 = Ganschow 868d
24     Gorny & Mosch 122, 10 Mar. 2003, lot 1864 = Ganschow 868h
25     Gorny & Mosch 130, 8 Mar. 2004, lot 1905 = Ganschow 868h
26     Henseler 1310 = CNG 85, 15 Sept. 2010, lot 622 = Ganschow 868d
27     Hesperia Art FPL 16, n.d., lot 175 = Ganschow 868d
28     Hirsch 157, 24 Feb. 1988, lot 653 = Bland 1991a, 38.3
29     Naumann 45, 3 July 2016, lot 578 = Ganschow 868d
30     Peus 279, 14 Mar. 1972, lot 264 = Bland 1991a, 39.6
31     Peus EA 8, 19 Jan. 2019, lot 379 = Ganschow 868d
32     Private coll. = Ganschow 868d
33     Seaby Coin and Medal Bulletin, Sep. 1984, D82 = Bland 1991a, 37.1
34     Themis 3, 31 Aug. 2019, lot 250 = Ganschow 868d