RPC VII.2, 3298

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3298
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
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
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 3.25 g
Axis 1, 2, 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 876f–h; Bland 1991a, 47–8; S 603
Specimens 29 (2 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν (Ganschow 876f; Bland 1991a —), ΚΑΙϹA Β Ν (Ganschow 876g; Bland 1991a, 48), ΚΑΙϹΑ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 876h; Bland 1991a, 47; S 603) or ΚΑΙϹ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow —; Bland 1991a —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1925,0105.83 Ganschow 876h = Bland 1991a, 47.1
2     ✸ C: 121-2016 Ganschow 876f
3     Brussels Ganschow 876g = Bland 1991a, 48.1
4     Auctiones GmbH e#25, 20 Apr. 2014, lot 47 = Ganschow 876h
5     B. Michaux coll. = Ganschow 876h
6     B. Michaux coll. = Ganschow 876h
7     CGT coll. = Ganschow 876g
8     CGT coll. = Ganschow 876g
9     CGT coll. = Ganschow 876h
10     CGT coll. = Ganschow 876h
11     CNG EA 411, 13 Dec. 2017, lot 303 = Ganschow 876h
12     CNG EA 88, 28 Apr. 2004, lot 122 = Ganschow 876f
13     Elsen 64, 2 Dec. 2000, lot 793
14     Gorny & Mosch 215, 13 Oct. 2013, lot 318 = Ganschow 876f
15     Naumann 45, 3 July 2016, lot 579 = Naumann 70, 7 Oct. 2018, lot 283 = Ganschow 876h
16     Papillon Numismatic 3, 29 Nov. 2020, lot 434 = Ganschow 876h
17     Private coll. = Roma Numismatics EA 7, 26 Apr. 2014, lot 1024 = Ganschow 876f or g
18     Rauch 98, 21 Sept. 2015, lot 213 = Ganschow 876h
19     Roma EA 1, 25 July 2018, lot 459 = Ganschow 876h = Roma EA 1, 25 July 2018, lot 459
20     Roma EA 1, 31 Aug. 2013, lot 365 = Ganschow 876h
21     Roma Numismatics EA 2, 2 Nov. 2013, lot 424 = Ganschow 876h
22     Roma Numismatics EA 7, 26 Apr. 2014, lot 1022 = Ganschow 876g
23     Roma Numismatics EA 7, 26 Apr. 2014, lot 1026
24     Savoca EA 108 Silver, 31 July 2021, lot 332
25     Trade (Larissa, eBay, July 2020) = Ganschow 876f
26     Trade (Modern Coin Mart, eBay, July 2020) = Ganschow 876h
27     VAuctions 332, 28 Sept. 2018, lot 290
28     VAuctions Pars Coins Sale 17, 26 July 2021, lot 208
29     Warszawskie Centrum Numizmatyczne 61, 12 Sept. 2015, lot 14 = Ganschow 876h