RPC VII.2, 3300

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3300
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
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ(Π) ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; to l., pellet
Metal Silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 3.21 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 876l–m; Bland 1991a, 56
Specimens 21 (3 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν (Ganschow 876l; Bland 1991a, 56; S 603d), ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν (Ganschow 876m; Bland 1991a, —), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow —; Bland 1991a —) or ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ Β Ν (Ganschow —; Bland 1991a —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu Ganschow 876l = Bland 1991a, 56.1
2     NY: 1944.100.72312 Ganschow 876l = Bland 1991a, 56.2
3     O: Walker Ganschow 876l = Bland 1991a, 56.3
4     CGT coll. = Ganschow 876l
5     CGT coll. = Ganschow 876l
6     CGT coll. = Ganschow 876l
7     CGT coll.= Ganschow 876l
8     CGT coll.= Ganschow 876l
9     CGT coll.= Ganschow 876l
10     CGT coll.= Ganschow 876l
11     CGT coll.= Ganschow 876l
12     CGT coll.= Ganschow 876l
13     Henseler 1333 = Ganschow 876l
14     ✸ Henseler 1334 = Ganschow 876m
15     London Ancient Coins 44, 15 July 2015, lot 140 = Ganschow 876l
16     London Ancient Coins M, 20 May 2014, lot 151 = Ganschow 876l
17     Naumann 102, 2 May 2021, lot 461
18     Private coll. = Ganschow 876l
19     Roma Numismatics EA 62, 17 Oct. 2019, lot 713 = Roma Numismatics EA 3, 25 Oct. 2018, lot 539= Ganschow 876l
20     Trade (Lanz, eBay, 11 Feb. 2014)
21     Trade (Numismatika, eBay, 26 Apr. 2014)