RPC VII.2, 3308

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3308
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 ΚΑΙ(Ϲ)(Α) Β Ν, ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; above, star
Metal Silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 2.83 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 877e–f; Bland 1991a —
Specimens 8
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow — ), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙ (Ganschow 877e) or ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ (Ganschow 877f).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B. Michaux coll. = Ganschow 877e
2     CGT coll.
3     Henseler 1339 = List M&M GmbH 1, 2001, lot 206 = Ganschow 877e
4     ✸ Henseler 1340 = Ganschow 877f
5     Henseler 1341 = London Ancient Coins 35, 11 June 2014, lot 175 = Ganschow 877f
6     Naumann 50, 5 Feb. 2017, lot 397 = Ganschow 877e
7     Nomos obolos 2, 14 June 2015, lot 402
8     Trade (Sarasota, eBay, July 2020) = Ganschow 877e