RPC VII.2, 3288

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3288
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
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
Metal Silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 3.04 g
Axis 1, 5, 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 875d; Bland 1991a, 57
Specimens 11
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν (Ganschow 875d; Bland 1991a, 57), ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑ Β Ν (Ganschow 875e; Bland 1991a —) or ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν (Ganschow —; Bland 1991a —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     C McClean 9232 = Ganschow 875d
2     Agora 17, 30 Sept. 2014, lot 150 = Ganschow 875d
3     B. Michaux coll.
4     C. Rhodes coll.
5     CGT coll. = Ganschow 875d
6     CGT coll. = Ganschow 875d
7     CGT coll. = Ganschow 875d
8     Empire Coins 8, 7 Dec. 1987, lot 248 = Bland 1991a, 57.2
9     Henseler 1319 = Ganschow 875e
10     ✸ Lanz 147, 2 Nov. 2009, lot 445 = Ganschow 875d
11     Trade (Sarasota, eBay, July 2020) = Ganschow 875d