RPC VII.2, 3309


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3309
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 ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ(Π) ΚΑΙ(Ϲ) Β Ν, ΕΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; above, star
Metal silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 877g–h; Bland 1991a —
Specimens 6 (0 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙ (Ganschow 877g), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow 877h) or ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙ (Ganschow —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B. Michaux coll.
2 2     CGT coll.
3 3     ✸ Henseler 1342 = Ganschow 877g
4 4     Henseler 1343 = Ganschow 877h
5 5     Trade (Savoca, eBay, 30 Mar. 2014)
6 6     P Romando coll.