RPC VII.2, 3317

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3317
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 ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ, ƐΤ Δ, Β ΝΕ (in field)
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; above, star
Metal Silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 2.95 g
Axis 12
Reference Ganschow 879a; Bland 1991a, 54
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Henseler 1355
2     Hirsch 163, 27 Sept. 1989, lot 1154 = Bland 1991a, 54.1
3     Hirsch 253, 27 Sept. 2007, lot 2651 = Nomos obolos 2, 14 June 2015, lot 403
4     Savoca Blue 6, 7 Apr. 2018, lot 623