RPC VII.2, 3289

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3289
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 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 3.44 g
Axis 6
Reference Ganschow 875f; Bland 1991a —
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑ (Ganschow —; Bland —) or ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow 875f, Bland —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Hirsch 293, 25 Sept. 2013, lot 2940 = Ganschow 875f
2     London Ancient Coins 61, 24 Mar. 2017, lot 169 = London Ancient Coins 43, 21 May 2015, lot 158 = Ganschow 875f
3     Savoca EA 24 Silver, 29 July 2018, lot 184 = Ganschow 875f
4     Trade (Lanz, eBay, 29 Aug. 2013)