RPC VII.2, 3331

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3331
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 ΜΗΤΡ(ΟΠ) ΚΑΙϹ(Α) ƐΝΤΙΧ Β Ν ƐΤ(Ο) Δ
Reverse design inscription in four (or five) lines within wreath; bust of Tyche r. in centre of first two lines of inscription
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.49 g
Axis 6, 10, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 889c–g; Bland 1996, 141–3
Specimens 17
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹA ƐΝΤΙΧ Β Ν ƐΤ Δ (Ganschow 889d, 889f–g; Bland 1996, 141), ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙϹ ƐΝΤΙΧ Β Ν ƐΤΟ Δ (Ganschow 889c; Bland 1996, 142) or ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙϹ ƐΝΤΙΧ Β Ν ƐΤ Δ (Ganschow 889e; Bland 1996, 143).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18274382, Rauch Bland 1996, 142.1
2     B: 18274403, 1914/734 Bland 1996, 142.2
3     B: 18274381, I-B ZgM p. 22, no. 76 = Bland 1996, 141.1 = Ganschow 889d
4     V-ON SNG Leypold 2816 = Ganschow 889c
5     B. Michaux coll. = Ganschow 889e
6     CGT coll. = Ganschow 889e
7     CNG 203, 28 Jan. 2009, lot 350 = Ganschow — = Bland —
8     CNG 49, 17 Mar. 1999, lot 1016 = Ganschow 889f
9     Henseler 1380 = Ganschow 889c
10     Henseler 1381 = Ganschow 889e
11     Henseler 1382 = Ganschow 889f
12     ✸ Henseler 1383 = Naumann 51, 5 Mar 2017, lot 375 = Ganschow 889g
13     Hirsch 250, 8 May 2007, lot 1013 = Ganschow 889f
14     Naumann 72, 2 Dec. 2018, lot 334 = Ganschow 889c
15     Roma 4, 30 Sept. 2012, lot 2465 = Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 23, 5 Oct. 2014, lot 627 = Ganschow 889c
16     Savoca EA 26 Silver, 14 Oct. 2018, lot 333 = Ganschow 889c
17     SNG vA 6527 = Bland 1996, 143.1