RPC VII.2, 3297

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3297
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 ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟ ϹƐ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; to l., pellet
Metal Silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 3.26 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 876d–e; Bland 1991a, 45–6
Specimens 40 (3 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙϹΑ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 876e; Bland 1991a, 45), ΚΑΙϹΑ Β Ν (Ganschow —; Bland 1991a, —) or ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν (Ganschow 876d; Bland 1991a, 46).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18274512, Löbb. Bland 1991a 45.1
2     NY: 1947.97.577 Bland 1991a, 46.1
3     O: Walker Bland 1991a 45.2
4     Agora 42, 6 Oct. 2015, lot 80 = Ganschow 876e
5     Berk 216, 27 July 2021, lot 420
6     C. Rhodes coll.
7     CGT coll. = Ganschow 876e
8     CGT coll. = Ganschow 876e
9     CGT coll. = Ganschow 876e
10     CNG EA 308, 7 Aug. 2013, lot 242 = Oslo Myntgalerie 21, 27 Nov. 2020, lot 394 = Ganschow 876e
11     CNG EA 356, 29 July 2015, lot 321 = OsloMyntgalerie 21, 27 Nov. 2020, lot 393 = Ganschow 876e
12     CNG EA 422, 13 June 2018, lot 404
13     ✸ CNG EA 430, 10 Oct. 2018, lot 264 = Ganschow 876d
14     CNG EA 430, 10 Oct. 2018, lot 265 = Ganschow 876e
15     CNG EA 431, 24 Oct. 2018, lot 314 = Ganschow 876e
16     CNG EA 431, 24 Oct. 2018, lot 316 = Ganschow 876e
17     Elsen 71, 20 Sep. 2002, lot 940
18     Henseler 1328 = Ganschow 876d
19     Henseler 1329 = Ganschow 876e
20     Henseler 1330 = Ganschow 876e
21     Hirsch 185, 15 Feb. 1992, lot 1233 = Elsen 43, 16 Feb. 1996, lot 316 = Ganschow 876e
22     Hirsch 293, 25 Sept. 2013, lot 2939 = Hirsch 298, 7 May 2014, lot 735 = Ganschow 876e
23     Hirsch 293, 25 Sept. 2013, lot 2941 = Hirsch 326, 15 Feb. 2017, lot 2080 = Hirsch 332, 20 Sept. 2017, lot 2606 = Hirsch 338, 9 May 2018, lot 759 = Hirsch 314, 2 May 2016, lot 668 = Hirsch 357, 18 June 2020, 601 = Ganschow 876e
24     Naumann 45, 3 July 2016, lot 580 = Ganschow 876d
25     Pegasi 153, 27 Feb. 2018, lot 237 = Ganschow 876e
26     Private coll. = Ganschow 876d
27     Savoca EA 24 Silver, 29 July 2018, lot 183 = Ganschow 876e
28     Savoca EA 27 Silver, 25 Nov. 2018, lot 409 = Ganschow 876e
29     Savoca EA 32 Silver, 14 Apr. 2019, lot 252 = Ganschow 876d
30     Schulten 12 Apr. 1988, lot 964 = Peus 360, 27 Apr. 1999, lot 656 = Bland 1991a 45.3
31     Sedwick Treasure 25, 2 May 2019, lot 621 = Ganschow 876d
32     Stack's Bowers Galleries, 16 Oct. 2018, lot 71065 = Ganschow 876e
33     Themis7, 27 June 2020, 666
34     Trade (Larissa, eBay, July 2020) = Ganschow 876d
35     Trade (Praefectus, VCoins, Aug. 2020) = Ganschow 876d
36     Trade (Sarasota, eBay July 2020) = Ganschow —
37     VAuctions 318, 15 Dec. 2015, lot 204 = Ganschow 876d
38     VAuctions 321, 10 Nov. 2016, lot 251 = Ganschow 876d
39     VAuctions Triskeles Sale 28, 21 June 2019, lot 145 = Ganschow 876d
40     VAuctions Triskeles Sale 29, 13 Sept. 2019, lot 129 = VAuctions Triskeles 26, 7 Dec. 2018, lot 467 = Ganschow 876d