RPC VII.2, 3271


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3271
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, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; above, to l. and r., pellet
Metal Silver
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 12
Reference Ganschow 872a–b; Bland 1991a, 41 corr.
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18274508, Rauch Bland 1991a, 41.1
2 2     ✸ Künker 204, 12 Mar. 2012, lot 794 = Ganschow 872a corr.