RPC VII.2, 3318

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3318
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(Ϲ) ϹƐ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ, ƐΤ Δ, Β ΝΕ (in field)
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; above, star
Metal Silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference Ganschow 879c–d; Bland 1991a —
Specimens 8 (0 in the core collections)
Note Obv. legend reads ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐ (Ganschow 879d) or ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟ ϹƐ (Ganschow 879c).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B. Michaux coll. = Ganschow 879c
2     Bertolami EA 78, 9 Feb. 2020, lot 728 = Bertolami EA 77, 1 Dec. 2019, lot 1165 = Bertolami EA 101 17 July 2021, lot 1289 = Ganschow 879c
3     ✸ CNG EA 308, 7 Aug. 2013, lot 241 = Ganschow 879c
4     CNG EA 422, 13 June 2018, lot 405 = Ganschow 879c
5     Henseler 1356 = Ganschow 879b corr.
6     Henseler 1357 = Ganschow 879c
7     Hirsch 298, 7 May 2014, lot 734 = Hirsch 306, 2015, lot 2254 = Hirsch 293, 2013, lot 2938 = Hirsch 319, 2 May 2016, lot 667 = Ganschow 879c
8     Trade (London Ancient Coins, VCoins, Aug. 2020)