RPC VII.2, 3293


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3293
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 ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ(Π) ΚΑΙϹΑ Β Ν, ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus
Metal Silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 3.10 g
Axis 12
Reference Ganschow 875l–m; Bland 1991a —
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ (Ganschow 875l) or ΜΗΤΡΟΠ (Ganschow 875m).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Henseler 1324 = Gorny & Mosch 233, 6 Oct. 2015, lot 2115 = Ganschow 875l
2     Henseler 1325 = Naumann 45, 3 July 2016, lot 581 = Ganschow 875m